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Authors: Freedman DM, Wu J, Daugherty SE, Kuncl RW, Enewold LR, Pfeiffer RM
Title: The risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis after cancer in U.S. elderly adults: A population-based prospective study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Oct 01
Journal: Int J Cancer 135(7):1745-50
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: van Hees F, Zauber AG, Klabunde CN, Goede SL, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, van Ballegooijen M
Title: The Appropriateness of More Intensive Colonoscopy Screening Than Recommended in Medicare Beneficiaries: A Modeling Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Aug 18
Journal: JAMA Intern Med
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Chawla N, Yabroff KR, Mariotto A, McNeel TS, Schrag D, Warren JL
Title: Limited validity of diagnosis codes in Medicare claims for identifying cancer metastases and inferring stage.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jul 03
Journal: Ann Epidemiol
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Guy GP Jr, Ekwueme DU, McNeel T, Rozjabek HM, Dowling E, Li C, Virgo KS
Title: Annual patient time costs associated with medical care among cancer survivors in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jul
Journal: Med Care 52(7):594-601
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Economics Research on Cancer Interagency Consortium (HEROiC);   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) - Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fairfield KM, Murray K, LaChance JA, Wierman HR, Earle CC, Trimble EL, Warren JL
Title: Intraperitoneal chemotherapy among women in the Medicare population with epithelial ovarian cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jun 18
Journal: Gynecol Oncol
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Ekwueme DU, Yabroff KR, Guy GP Jr, Banegas MP, de Moor JS, Li C, Han X, Zheng Z, Soni A, Davidoff A, Rechis R, Virgo KS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Title: Medical costs and productivity losses of cancer survivors--United States, 2008-2011.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jun 13
Journal: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 63(23):505-10
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Economics Research on Cancer Interagency Consortium (HEROiC);   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) - Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement
Keywords: none
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Authors: Guy GP Jr, Yabroff KR, Ekwueme DU, Smith AW, Dowling EC, Rechis R, Nutt S, Richardson LC
Title: Estimating the health and economic burden of cancer among those diagnosed as adolescents and young adults.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jun 01
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 33(6):1024-31
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Economics Research on Cancer Interagency Consortium (HEROiC);   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) - Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement
Keywords: none
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Authors: Keegan TH, Tao L, DeRouen MC, Wu XC, Prasad P, Lynch CF, Shnorhavorian M, Zebrack BJ, Chu R, Harlan LC, Smith AW, Parsons HM, AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group
Title: Medical care in adolescents and young adult cancer survivors: what are the biggest access-related barriers?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jun
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 8(2):282-92
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;   Lymphoma;   Ovary;   Testis;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Adolescent & Young Adult Health Outcomes & Patient Experience (AYA HOPE) Study
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Authors: Drahos J, Ricker W, Parsons R, Pfeiffer RM, Warren JL, Cook MB
Title: Metabolic Syndrome Increases Risk of Barrett Esophagus in the Absence of Gastroesophageal Reflux: An Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Mar 25
Journal: J Clin Gastroenterol
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Esophagus
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Nogueira L, Freedman ND, Engels EA, Warren JL, Castro F, Koshiol J
Title: Gallstones, cholecystectomy, and risk of digestive system cancers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Mar 15
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 179(6):731-9
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cholecystectomy;   Confidence Intervals;   Continental Population Groups;   Digestive System Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gallstones;   Humans;   Male;   Odds Ratio;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Noone AM, Lund JL, Mariotto A, Cronin K, McNeel T, Deapen D, Warren JL
Title: Comparison of SEER Treatment Data With Medicare Claims.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Mar 15
Journal: Med Care
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Ovary;   Pancreas;   Prostate;   Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Tsai HT, Isaacs C, Fu AZ, Warren JL, Freedman AN, Barac A, Huang CY, Potosky AL
Title: Risk of cardiovascular adverse events from trastuzumab (Herceptin(®)) in elderly persons with breast cancer: a population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Feb
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 144(1):163-70
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Bulliard JL, Garcia M, Blom J, Senore C, Mai V, Klabunde C
Title: Sorting out measures and definitions of screening participation to improve comparability: the example of colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jan
Journal: Eur J Cancer 50(2):434-46
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Benchmarking;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Europe;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   standards
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Clauser SB, Liu B, Pronk NP, Ballard-Barbash R, Huang TT, Smith AW
Title: Organization of primary care practice for providing energy balance care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014 Jan-Feb
Journal: Am J Health Promot 28(3):e67-80
Topic(s): Diet;   Health Care Systems;   Physical Activity;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of Energy Balance-related Care among Primary Care Physicians
Keywords: none
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Authors: Brown ML, Klabunde CN, Cronin KA, White MC, Richardson LC, McNeel TS
Title: Challenges in meeting healthy people 2020 objectives for cancer-related preventive services, National Health Interview Survey, 2008 and 2010.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014
Journal: Prev Chronic Dis 11():E29
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Zebrack B, Kent EE, Keegan TH, Kato I, Smith AW, AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group
Title: "Cancer sucks," and other ponderings by adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2014
Journal: J Psychosoc Oncol 32(1):1-15
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;   Lymphoma;   Ovary;   Testis;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Adolescent & Young Adult Health Outcomes & Patient Experience (AYA HOPE) Study
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Attitude to Health;   Cohort Studies;   Data Collection;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Patient Satisfaction;   psychology;   Qualitative Research;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Warren JL, Mariotto A, Melbert D, Schrag D, Doria-Rose P, Penson D, Yabroff KR
Title: Sensitivity of Medicare Claims to Identify Cancer Recurrence in Elderly Colorectal and Breast Cancer Patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Dec 26
Journal: Med Care
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Wang Z, Klabunde CN, Cho H, Das B, Feuer EJ
Title: Life tables adjusted for comorbidity more accurately estimate noncancer survival for recently diagnosed cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Dec
Journal: J Clin Epidemiol 66(12):1376-85
Topic(s): Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Comorbidity;   Continental Population Groups;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Life Tables;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Reproducibility of Results;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Cho H, Klabunde CN, Yabroff KR, Wang Z, Meekins A, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, Mariotto AB
Title: Comorbidity-adjusted life expectancy: a new tool to inform recommendations for optimal screening strategies.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Nov 19
Journal: Ann Intern Med 159(10):667-76
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Comorbidity;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Health Status;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Life Tables;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   United States
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Authors: Guy GP Jr, Ekwueme DU, Yabroff KR, Dowling EC, Li C, Rodriguez JL, de Moor JS, Virgo KS
Title: Economic burden of cancer survivorship among adults in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Oct 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 31(30):3749-57
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Economics Research on Cancer Interagency Consortium (HEROiC);   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) - Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement
Keywords: Absenteeism;   Adult;   Age Distribution;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Cost of Illness;   Disabled Persons;   economics;   Efficiency;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Morbidity;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasms;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Kent EE, Forsythe LP, Yabroff KR, Weaver KE, de Moor JS, Rodriguez JL, Rowland JH
Title: Are survivors who report cancer-related financial problems more likely to forgo or delay medical care?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Oct 15
Journal: Cancer 119(20):3710-7
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Health Expenditures;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Patient Preference;   Prognosis;   psychology;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   Withholding Treatment
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Authors: Dowling EC, Chawla N, Forsythe LP, de Moor J, McNeel T, Rozjabek HM, Ekwueme DU, Yabroff KR
Title: Lost productivity and burden of illness in cancer survivors with and without other chronic conditions.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 119(18):3393-401
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Economics Research on Cancer Interagency Consortium (HEROiC);   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) - Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chronic Disease;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   Survivors;   therapy;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Brown ER, Kincheloe J, Breen N, Olson JL, Portnoy B, Lee SJ
Title: States' use of local population health data: comparing the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and independent state health surveys.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Sep-Oct
Journal: J Public Health Manag Pract 19(5):444-50
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System;   Health Care Reform;   Health Planning;   Humans;   methods;   Needs Assessment;   Population Surveillance;   Questionnaires;   standards;   State Government;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Willis GB, Casalino LP
Title: Facilitators and barriers to survey participation by physicians: a call to action for researchers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Sep
Journal: Eval Health Prof 36(3):279-95
Topic(s): Cognitive Methods in Survey Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Provider Surveys
Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel;   Health Personnel;   Humans;   Motivation;   Physicians;   psychology;   Qualitative Research;   Refusal to Participate;   Research Personnel
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Authors: Robin Yabroff K, Short PF, Machlin S, Dowling E, Rozjabek H, Li C, McNeel T, Ekwueme DU, Virgo KS
Title: Access to preventive health care for cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Sep
Journal: Am J Prev Med 45(3):304-12
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Risk Factors;   Screening;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Economics Research on Cancer Interagency Consortium (HEROiC);   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) - Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medically Uninsured;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasms;   prevention & control;   Preventive Health Services;   rehabilitation;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   utilization;   Young Adult
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Authors: Cho H, Mariotto AB, Mann BS, Klabunde CN, Feuer EJ
Title: Assessing non-cancer-related health status of US cancer patients: other-cause survival and comorbidity prevalence.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Aug 01
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 178(3):339-49
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Research Methodology;   Risk Factors;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cause of Death;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   Diabetes Mellitus;   epidemiology;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Health Status;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Life Tables;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Multiple Organ Failure;   Neoplasm Staging;   Paralysis;   pathology;   Prevalence;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   United States;   Vascular Diseases
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Authors: Tice JA, O'Meara ES, Weaver DL, Vachon C, Ballard-Barbash R, Kerlikowske K
Title: Benign breast disease, mammographic breast density, and the risk of breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jul 17
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 105(14):1043-9
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Breast;   Breast Diseases;   Breast Neoplasms;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Fibrocystic Breast Disease;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Odds Ratio;   pathology;   Population Surveillance;   Precancerous Conditions;   Proportional Hazards Models;   radiography;   Risk Assessment;   Risk Factors
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Authors: Han PK, Kobrin S, Breen N, Joseph DA, Li J, Frosch DL, Klabunde CN
Title: National evidence on the use of shared decision making in prostate-specific antigen screening.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jul-Aug
Journal: Ann Fam Med 11(4):306-14
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Information Seeking;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Attitude to Health;   blood;   Decision Making;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Patient Navigation;   Patient Participation;   Prevalence;   prevention & control;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Risk Factors;   Tumor Markers, Biological;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Han PK, Earle CC, Smith T, Ayanian JZ, Lee R, Ambs A, Rowland JH, Potosky AL
Title: Physician roles in the cancer-related follow-up care of cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jul-Aug
Journal: Fam Med 45(7):463-74
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Survey of Physician Attitudes Regarding the Care of Cancer Survivors (SPARCCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aftercare;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Data Collection;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Middle Aged;   organization & administration;   Physician's Role;   Primary Health Care;   Regression Analysis;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy
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Authors: Virgo KS, Lerro CC, Klabunde CN, Earle C, Ganz PA
Title: Barriers to breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care: perceptions of primary care physicians and medical oncologists in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jun 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 31(18):2322-36
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Economics of Cancer;   Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Provider Surveys;   Survey of Physician Attitudes Regarding the Care of Cancer Survivors (SPARCCS)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Communication Barriers;   Data Collection;   Female;   Humans;   Interdisciplinary Communication;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   methods;   mortality;   Perception;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Primary Health Care;   rehabilitation;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Glasgow RE, Doria-Rose VP, Khoury MJ, Elzarrad M, Brown ML, Stange KC
Title: Comparative effectiveness research in cancer: what has been funded and what knowledge gaps remain?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jun 05
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 105(11):766-73
Topic(s): Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Comparative Effectiveness Research;   economics;   Financing, Government;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   National Cancer Institute (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   organization & administration;   Patient Selection;   Patient-Centered Care;   Public Health;   Research Design;   Research Report;   Research Support as Topic;   Sampling Studies;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Lund JL, Stürmer T, Sanoff HK, Brookhart A, Sandler RS, Warren JL
Title: Determinants of adjuvant oxaliplatin receipt among older stage II and III colorectal cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jun 01
Journal: Cancer 119(11):2038-47
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Neoplasm Staging;   Organoplatinum Compounds;   pathology;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Kent EE, Smith AW, Keegan TH, Lynch CF, Wu XC, Hamilton AS, Kato I, Schwartz SM, Harlan LC
Title: Talking About Cancer and Meeting Peer Survivors: Social Information Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults Diagnosed with Cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jun
Journal: J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 2(2):44-52
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;   Lymphoma;   Ovary;   Testis;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Adolescent & Young Adult Health Outcomes & Patient Experience (AYA HOPE) Study
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Authors: Brooks GA, Li L, Sharma DB, Weeks JC, Hassett MJ, Yabroff KR, Schrag D
Title: Regional variation in spending and survival for older adults with advanced cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 May 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 105(9):634-42
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Pancreas;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Expenditures;   Hospitalization;   Humans;   Kaplan-Meier Estimate;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   Neoplasms;   Palliative Care;   Pancreatic Neoplasms;   pathology;   Patient-Centered Care;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Lund JL, Stürmer T, Harlan LC, Sanoff HK, Sandler RS, Brookhart MA, Warren JL
Title: Identifying specific chemotherapeutic agents in Medicare data: a validation study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 May
Journal: Med Care 51(5):e27-34
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   drug therapy;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Han PK, Klabunde CN, Noone AM, Earle CC, Ayanian JZ, Ganz PA, Virgo KS, Potosky AL
Title: Physicians' beliefs about breast cancer surveillance testing are consistent with test overuse.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Apr
Journal: Med Care 51(4):315-23
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Survey of Physician Attitudes Regarding the Care of Cancer Survivors (SPARCCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Middle Aged;   Physicians, Primary Care;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Unnecessary Procedures;   utilization
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Authors: Roland KB, Benard VB, Soman A, Breen N, Kepka D, Saraiya M
Title: Cervical cancer screening among young adult women in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22(4):580-8
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   Neoplasm Staging;   Papanicolaou Test;   Papillomaviridae;   Papillomavirus Infections;   Papillomavirus Vaccines;   pathogenicity;   prevention & control;   Prognosis;   Questionnaires;   Socioeconomic Factors;   therapeutic use;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Vaginal Smears;   virology;   Young Adult
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Authors: Chukmaitov A, Bradley CJ, Dahman B, Siangphoe U, Warren JL, Klabunde CN
Title: Association of polypectomy techniques, endoscopist volume, and facility type with colonoscopy complications.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Mar
Journal: Gastrointest Endosc 77(3):436-46
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   adverse effects;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Ambulatory Care;   Clinical Competence;   Colonic Polyps;   Colonoscopy;   Confidence Intervals;   epidemiology;   etiology;   Female;   Florida;   Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage;   Hospitalization;   Humans;   Intestinal Perforation;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Odds Ratio;   Retrospective Studies;   Risk Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Young Adult
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Authors: Fouad MN, Lee JY, Catalano PJ, Vogt TM, Zafar SY, West DW, Simon C, Klabunde CN, Kahn KL, Weeks JC, Kiefe CI
Title: Enrollment of patients with lung and colorectal cancers onto clinical trials.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Mar
Journal: J Oncol Pract 9(2):e40-7
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cancer Care Facilities;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Data Collection;   Demography;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Sex Factors;   Specialization;   statistics & numerical data;   Young Adult
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Authors: McLeod CC, Klabunde CN, Willis GB, Stark D
Title: Health care provider surveys in the United States, 2000-2010: a review.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Mar
Journal: Eval Health Prof 36(1):106-26
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Provider Surveys;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Data Collection;   Health Personnel;   Humans;   methods;   Motivation;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Quality of Health Care;   Research Design;   standards;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Banegas MP, Yabroff KR
Title: Out of pocket, out of sight? An unmeasured component of the burden of cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Feb 20
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 105(4):252-3
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   Female;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   pathology;   Spouses
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Authors: Chando S, Tiro JA, Harris TR, Kobrin S, Breen N
Title: Effects of socioeconomic status and health care access on low levels of human papillomavirus vaccination among Spanish-speaking Hispanics in California.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Feb
Journal: Am J Public Health 103(2):270-2
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Adolescent;   Adult;   California;   Child;   Communication Barriers;   economics;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Services Accessibility;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Language;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Papillomavirus Infections;   Papillomavirus Vaccines;   Parents;   prevention & control;   Social Class;   statistics & numerical data;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Vaccination
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Authors: Kamineni A, Anderson ML, White E, Taplin SH, Porter P, Ballard-Barbash R, Malone K, Buist DS
Title: Body mass index, tumor characteristics, and prognosis following diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer in a mammographically screened population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Feb
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 24(2):305-12
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Genetics & Molecular Markers;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Body Mass Index;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cohort Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Obesity;   pathology;   Prognosis;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Retrospective Studies;   Risk Assessment;   Risk Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   Treatment Outcome;   Washington
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Authors: Haggstrom DA, Klabunde CN, Smith JL, Yuan G
Title: Variation in primary care physicians' colorectal cancer screening recommendations by patient age and comorbidity.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jan
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 28(1):18-24
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Primary Health Care;   Professional Practice;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Miller JW, Sabatino SA, Thompson TD, Breen N, White MC, Ryerson AB, Taplin S, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Breast MRI use uncommon among U.S. women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jan
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22(1):159-66
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Confidence Intervals;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Magnetic Resonance Imaging;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Needs Assessment;   Patient Selection;   prevention & control;   Questionnaires;   Risk Assessment;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Parsons HM, Begun JW, McGovern PM, Tuttle TM, Kuntz KM, Virnig BA
Title: Hospital characteristics associated with maintenance or improvement of guideline-recommended lymph node evaluation for colon cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013 Jan
Journal: Med Care 51(1):60-7
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Female;   Hospital Bed Capacity;   Hospitals;   Hospitals, Teaching;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Ownership;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Quality Indicators, Health Care;   Residence Characteristics;   SEER Program;   Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Butler EN, Chawla N, Lund J, Harlan LC, Warren JL, Yabroff KR
Title: Patterns of colorectal cancer care in the United States and Canada: a systematic review.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):13-35
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Canada;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Quality of Health Care;   Survival Analysis;   Terminal Care;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Chawla N, Butler EN, Lund J, Warren JL, Harlan LC, Yabroff KR
Title: Patterns of colorectal cancer care in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):36-61
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Australia;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Delivery of Health Care;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Europe;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   New Zealand;   Quality of Health Care;   Registries;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Terminal Care;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Cronin KA, Miglioretti DL, Krapcho M, Yu B, Geller BM, Carney PA, Onega T, Feuer EJ, Breen N, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Appendix - CEBP Focus on Cancer Surveillance: Bias Associated With Self-Report of Prior Screening Mammography.
Type: Report
Date: 2013
Report: Technical Report #2013-02
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Francisci S, Yabroff KR, Gigli A, Mariotto A, Mezzetti M, Lipscomb J
Title: Advancing the science of cancer cost measurement: challenges and opportunities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: Ann Ist Super Sanita 49(1):73-8
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Cost of Illness;   Costs and Cost Analysis;   economics;   Epidemiologic Methods;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Neoplasms;   therapy;   trends
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Authors: Gigli A, Warren JL, Yabroff KR, Francisci S, Stedman M, Guzzinati S, Giusti F, Miccinesi G, Crocetti E, Angiolini C, Mariotto A
Title: Initial treatment for newly diagnosed elderly colorectal cancer patients: patterns of care in Italy and the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):88-98
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Italy;   Male;   Medicare;   Neoplasm Staging;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Lipscomb J, Yabroff KR, Hornbrook MC, Gigli A, Francisci S, Krahn M, Gatta G, Trama A, Ritzwoller DP, Durand-Zaleski I, Salloum R, Chawla N, Angiolini C, Crocetti E, Giusti F, Guzzinati S, Mezzetti M, Miccinesi G, Mariotto A
Title: Comparing cancer care, outcomes, and costs across health systems: charting the course.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):124-30
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   epidemiology;   Europe;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Medical Records Systems, Computerized;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Shariff-Marco S, Breen N, Stinchcomb DG, Klabunde CN
Title: Multilevel predictors of colorectal cancer screening use in California.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: Am J Manag Care 19(3):205-16
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   California;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Continental Population Groups;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Income;   Insurance Coverage;   Insurance, Health;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Sigmoidoscopy;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Borowski L, Lipscomb J
Title: Economic studies in colorectal cancer: challenges in measuring and comparing costs.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):62-78
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Canada;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   epidemiology;   France;   Great Britain;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Francisci S, Mariotto A, Mezzetti M, Gigli A, Lipscomb J
Title: Advancing comparative studies of patterns of care and economic outcomes in cancer: challenges and opportunities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2013
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013(46):1-6
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   organization & administration;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   therapy
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Authors: Chang CM, Warren JL, Engels EA
Title: Chronic fatigue syndrome and subsequent risk of cancer among elderly US adults.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Dec 01
Journal: Cancer 118(23):5929-36
Topic(s): Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   complications;   epidemiology;   etiology;   Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic;   Female;   Humans;   Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Odds Ratio;   Risk;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Willis GB, McLeod CC, Dillman DA, Johnson TP, Greene SM, Brown ML
Title: Improving the quality of surveys of physicians and medical groups: a research agenda.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Dec
Journal: Eval Health Prof 35(4):477-506
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Provider Surveys
Keywords: Consensus Development Conferences as Topic;   Group Practice;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   instrumentation;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Quality Improvement;   Research Design;   standards;   United States
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Authors: Meissner HI, Klabunde CN, Breen N, Zapka JM
Title: Breast and colorectal cancer screening: U.S. primary care physicians' reports of barriers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Dec
Journal: Am J Prev Med 43(6):584-9
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening;   Survey of Physician Attitudes Regarding the Care of Cancer Survivors (SPARCCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Primary Health Care;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Dowling E, Rodriguez J, Ekwueme DU, Meissner H, Soni A, Lerro C, Willis G, Forsythe LP, Borowski L, Virgo KS
Title: The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) experiences with cancer survivorship supplement.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Dec
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 6(4):407-19
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Economics Research on Cancer Interagency Consortium (HEROiC);   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) - Experiences with Cancer Survivorship Supplement
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Data Collection;   economics;   Expert Testimony;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Policy;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   Survivors;   trends;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Kepka D, Berkowitz Z, Yabroff KR, Roland K, Saraiya M
Title: Human papillomavirus vaccine practices in the USA: do primary care providers use sexual history and cervical cancer screening results to make HPV vaccine recommendations?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Oct
Journal: Sex Transm Infect 88(6):433-5
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Adolescent;   Adult;   Child;   complications;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Papillomavirus Infections;   Papillomavirus Vaccines;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   virology;   Young Adult
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Authors: Taplin SH, Yabroff KR, Zapka J
Title: A multilevel research perspective on cancer care delivery: the example of follow-up to an abnormal mammogram.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Oct
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21(10):1709-15
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Multilevel Intervention Research
Keywords: Biomedical Research;   Breast Neoplasms;   Delivery of Health Care;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Mammography;   Quality of Health Care;   radiography
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Authors: Dansky Ullmann C, Harlan LC, Shavers VL, Stevens JL
Title: A population-based study of therapy and survival for patients with head and neck cancer treated in the community.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 118(18):4452-61
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Antibodies, Monoclonal;   Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Cisplatin;   Female;   Head and Neck Neoplasms;   Hospitals, Community;   Humans;   Laryngeal Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Mouth Neoplasms;   Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;   Prognosis;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Taxoids;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Keegan TH, Lichtensztajn DY, Kato I, Kent EE, Wu XC, West MM, Hamilton AS, Zebrack B, Bellizzi KM, Smith AW, AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group
Title: Unmet adolescent and young adult cancer survivors information and service needs: a population-based cancer registry study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Sep
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 6(3):239-50
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;   Lymphoma;   Ovary;   Testis;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Adolescent & Young Adult Health Outcomes & Patient Experience (AYA HOPE) Study
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   diagnosis;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Services Needs and Demand;   Humans;   Information Services;   Male;   Needs Assessment;   Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Questionnaires;   Registries;   Survivors;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Zapka J, Klabunde CN, Taplin S, Yuan G, Ransohoff D, Kobrin S
Title: Screening colonoscopy in the US: attitudes and practices of primary care physicians.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Sep
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 27(9):1150-8
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Physicians, Family;   Physicians, Primary Care;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL
Title: High-cost imaging in elderly patients with stage IV cancer: challenges for research, policy, and practice.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Aug 08
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 104(15):1113-4
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: diagnosis;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Magnetic Resonance Imaging;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Positron-Emission Tomography;   Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon;   Tomography, X-Ray Computed;   trends
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Authors: Laiyemo AO, Doubeni C, Pinsky PF, Doria-Rose VP, Sanderson AK 2nd, Bresalier R, Weissfeld J, Schoen RE, Marcus PM, Prorok PC, Berg CD
Title: Factors associated with inadequate colorectal cancer screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Aug
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol 36(4):395-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Risk Factors;   Sigmoidoscopy;   standards;   United States
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Authors: Baxter NN, Warren JL, Barrett MJ, Stukel TA, Doria-Rose VP
Title: Association between colonoscopy and colorectal cancer mortality in a US cohort according to site of cancer and colonoscopist specialty.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jul 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 30(21):2664-9
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Case-Control Studies;   Cohort Studies;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gastroenterology;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   manpower;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   methods;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Odds Ratio;   pathology;   Risk Assessment;   SEER Program;   standards;   United States
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Authors: Parsons HM, Harlan LC, Lynch CF, Hamilton AS, Wu XC, Kato I, Schwartz SM, Smith AW, Keel G, Keegan TH
Title: Impact of cancer on work and education among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 30(19):2393-400
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;   Lymphoma;   Ovary;   Testis;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Adolescent & Young Adult Health Outcomes & Patient Experience (AYA HOPE) Study
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Educational Status;   Employment;   Humans;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasms;   psychology;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   Young Adult
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Authors: Doria-Rose VP, White MC, Klabunde CN, Nadel MR, Richards TB, McNeel TS, Rodriguez JL, Marcus PM
Title: Use of lung cancer screening tests in the United States: results from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21(7):1049-59
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Adult;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Health Status Indicators;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Questionnaires;   Radiography, Thoracic;   Risk Factors;   Smoking;   Time Factors;   Tomography, X-Ray Computed;   utilization
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Authors: Rueth NM, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Groth SS, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J
Title: Surgical treatment of lung cancer: predicting postoperative morbidity in the elderly population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jun
Journal: J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143(6):1314-23
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Comorbidity;   epidemiology;   etiology;   Female;   Hospital Mortality;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   mortality;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasm Staging;   Odds Ratio;   pathology;   Patient Selection;   Pneumonectomy;   Postoperative Complications;   Risk Assessment;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   surgery;   Time Factors;   Treatment Outcome;   United States
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Authors: Shapiro JA, Klabunde CN, Thompson TD, Nadel MR, Seeff LC, White A
Title: Patterns of colorectal cancer test use, including CT colonography, in the 2010 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jun
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21(6):895-904
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Colonography, Computed Tomographic;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Prevalence;   prevention & control;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Tiro JA, Tsui J, Bauer HM, Yamada E, Kobrin S, Breen N
Title: Human papillomavirus vaccine use among adolescent girls and young adult women: an analysis of the 2007 California Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jun
Journal: J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21(6):656-65
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Adolescent;   Adult;   California;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Female;   Health Behavior;   Health Care Surveys;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Papillomavirus Infections;   Papillomavirus Vaccines;   Parents;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Pregnancy;   prevention & control;   psychology;   Regression Analysis;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   Vaccination;   Young Adult
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Authors: Shavers VL, Fagan P, Jones D, Klein WM, Boyington J, Moten C, Rorie E
Title: The state of research on racial/ethnic discrimination in the receipt of health care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 May
Journal: Am J Public Health 102(5):953-66
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Continental Population Groups;   Ethnic Groups;   ethnology;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Services Research;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   methods;   Perception;   Prejudice;   Research Design;   Stereotyping
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Authors: Fairfield KM, Murray KM, Wierman HR, Han PK, Hallen S, Miesfeldt S, Trimble EL, Warren JL, Earle CC
Title: Disparities in hospice care among older women dying with ovarian cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Apr
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 125(1):14-8
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services for the Aged;   Healthcare Disparities;   Hospice Care;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Medicare;   Minority Groups;   mortality;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Poverty;   Referral and Consultation;   Registries;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   Time Factors;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Han PK, Lee M, Reeve BB, Mariotto AB, Wang Z, Hays RD, Yabroff KR, Topor M, Feuer EJ
Title: Development of a prognostic model for six-month mortality in older adults with declining health.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Mar
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 43(3):527-39
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Algorithms;   Comorbidity;   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Health Status;   Humans;   Kaplan-Meier Estimate;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Models, Statistical;   Mortality;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Prognosis;   Quality of Life;   Reproducibility of Results;   Sex Factors;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Marcus PM, Han PK, Richards TB, Vernon SW, Yuan G, Silvestri GA
Title: Lung cancer screening practices of primary care physicians: results from a national survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Mar-Apr
Journal: Ann Fam Med 10(2):102-10
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Clinical Competence;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Questionnaires;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Harlan L, Zeruto C, Abrams J, Mann B
Title: Patterns of care and survival for patients with glioblastoma multiforme diagnosed during 2006.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Mar
Journal: Neuro Oncol 14(3):351-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   analogs & derivatives;   Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating;   Brain Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Dacarbazine;   drug therapy;   Female;   Glioblastoma;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Patient Care;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Klabunde CN, Brown M, Ballard-Barbash R, White MC, Thompson T, Plescia M, King SC
Title: Cancer screening - United States, 2010.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jan 27
Journal: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 61(3):41-5
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   diagnosis;   Educational Status;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Behavior;   Health Services Accessibility;   Healthy People Programs;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Sex Factors;   United States;   utilization;   Young Adult
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Authors: Leach CR, Klabunde CN, Alfano CM, Smith JL, Rowland JH
Title: Physician over-recommendation of mammography for terminally ill women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 118(1):27-37
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Guidelines as Topic;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   radiography;   Terminally Ill;   utilization
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Authors: Shebl FM, Warren JL, Eggers PW, Engels EA
Title: Cancer risk among elderly persons with end-stage renal disease: a population-based case-control study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2012
Journal: BMC Nephrol 13():65
Topic(s): Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Case-Control Studies;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   immunology;   Kidney Failure, Chronic;   Male;   metabolism;   methods;   Neoplasms;   Population Surveillance;   Risk Factors
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Authors: Anhang Price R, Tiro JA, Saraiya M, Meissner H, Breen N
Title: Use of human papillomavirus vaccines among young adult women in the United States: an analysis of the 2008 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Dec 15
Journal: Cancer 117(24):5560-8
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Information Seeking;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Adolescent;   Adult;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Immunization;   immunology;   Papillomavirus Vaccines;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Breen N, Cronin KA, Tiro JA, Meissner HI, McNeel TS, Sabatino SA, Tangka FK, Taplin SH
Title: Was the drop in mammography rates in 2005 associated with the drop in hormone therapy use?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Dec 15
Journal: Cancer 117(24):5450-60
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Pharmacosurveillance;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Estrogen Replacement Therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   radiography;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Harlan LC, Lynch CF, Ballard-Barbash R, Zeruto C
Title: Trends in the treatment and survival for local and regional cutaneous melanoma in a US population-based study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Dec
Journal: Melanoma Res 21(6):547-54
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Skin
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   epidemiology;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Melanoma;   methods;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Invasiveness;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Population;   SEER Program;   Skin Neoplasms;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   trends;   Tumor Burden;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Potosky AL, Han PK, Rowland J, Klabunde CN, Smith T, Aziz N, Earle C, Ayanian JZ, Ganz PA, Stefanek M
Title: Differences between primary care physicians' and oncologists' knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding the care of cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Dec
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 26(12):1403-10
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Survey of Physician Attitudes Regarding the Care of Cancer Survivors (SPARCCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Medicine;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Physicians;   Physicians, Primary Care;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Survivors;   therapy
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Zapka J, Klabunde CN, Yuan G, Buckman DW, Haggstrom D, Clauser SB, Miller J, Taplin SH
Title: Systems strategies to support cancer screening in U.S. primary care practice.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Dec
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20(12):2471-9
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   organization & administration;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Primary Health Care;   standards;   United States
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Authors: Parsons HM, Harlan LC, Seibel NL, Stevens JL, Keegan TH
Title: Clinical trial participation and time to treatment among adolescents and young adults with cancer: does age at diagnosis or insurance make a difference?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Oct 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 29(30):4045-53
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Patient Selection;   Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma;   Research Subjects;   Sarcoma;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   utilization;   Young Adult
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Authors: Fairfield KM, Murray K, Lucas FL, Wierman HR, Earle CC, Trimble EL, Small L, Warren JL
Title: Completion of adjuvant chemotherapy and use of health services for older women with epithelial ovarian cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Oct 10
Journal: J Clin Oncol 29(29):3921-6
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   drug therapy;   Female;   Health Services;   Humans;   Medicare;   Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Benard VB, Saraiya MS, Soman A, Roland KB, Yabroff KR, Miller J
Title: Cancer screening practices among physicians in the national breast and cervical cancer early detection program.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Oct
Journal: J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20(10):1479-84
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicaid;   Medically Uninsured;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Young Adult
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Lund J, Kepka D, Mariotto A
Title: Economic burden of cancer in the United States: estimates, projections, and future research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Oct
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20(10):2006-14
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Biomedical Technology;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   Drug Costs;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   therapy;   trends;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Harlan LC, Lynch CF, Keegan TH, Hamilton AS, Wu XC, Kato I, West MM, Cress RD, Schwartz SM, Smith AW, Deapen D, Stringer SM, Potosky AL, AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group
Title: Recruitment and follow-up of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: the AYA HOPE Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Sep
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 5(3):305-14
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;   Lymphoma;   Ovary;   Testis;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Adolescent & Young Adult Health Outcomes & Patient Experience (AYA HOPE) Study;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Algorithms;   Continuity of Patient Care;   Data Collection;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Patient Participation;   Patient Selection;   Psychology;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   rehabilitation;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   Young Adult
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Authors: Rose A, Fagan P, Lawrence D, Hart A Jr, Shavers VL, Gibson JT
Title: The role of worksite and home smoking bans in smoking cessation among U.S. employed adult female smokers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Sep-Oct
Journal: Am J Health Promot 26(1):26-36
Topic(s): Monitoring Risk Factors;   Prevention;   Risk Factors;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Health Disparities;   Tobacco - Home Smoking Restrictions;   Tobacco - Quit Attempts/Smoking Cessation;   Tobacco - Tobacco Control Policies;   Tobacco - Second-hand Smoke Exposure;   Tobacco - Workplace Smoking Restrictions
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Promotion;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Life Style;   Logistic Models;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Prevalence;   prevention & control;   Smoking;   Smoking Cessation;   Social Marketing;   statistics & numerical data;   Tobacco Use Disorder;   United States;   Workplace;   Young Adult
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Authors: Schenck AP, Klabunde CN, Warren JL, Jackson E, Peacock S, Lapin P
Title: Physician visits and colorectal cancer testing among Medicare enrollees in North Carolina and South Carolina, 2005.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Sep
Journal: Prev Chronic Dis 8(5):A112
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): CMS-NCI Medicare CRC Screening Pilot Project
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Aging;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   Minority Groups;   North Carolina;   Odds Ratio;   Organizational Case Studies;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   prevention & control;   Referral and Consultation;   South Carolina;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, Yabroff KR, Dahman B, Mariotto A, Feuer EJ, Brown ML
Title: Productivity savings from colorectal cancer prevention and control strategies.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Aug
Journal: Am J Prev Med 41(2):e5-e14
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS);   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   Computer Simulation;   Cost of Illness;   Cost Savings;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   Efficiency;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Models, Economic;   mortality;   physiopathology;   prevention & control;   Risk Factors;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Cronin KA, Breen N, Waldron WR, Ambs AH, Nadel MR
Title: Trends in colorectal cancer test use among vulnerable populations in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Aug
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20(8):1611-21
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Sigmoidoscopy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Rueth NM, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Groth SS, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J
Title: The long-term impact of surgical complications after resection of stage I nonsmall cell lung cancer: a population-based survival analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Aug
Journal: Ann Surg 254(2):368-74
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;   Cause of Death;   Disease-Free Survival;   Female;   Hospital Mortality;   Humans;   Kaplan-Meier Estimate;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Pneumonectomy;   Postoperative Complications;   Proportional Hazards Models;   SEER Program;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Meissner HI, Klabunde CN, Han PK, Benard VB, Breen N
Title: Breast cancer screening beliefs, recommendations and practices: primary care physicians in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Jul 15
Journal: Cancer 117(14):3101-11
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Breast Neoplasms;   Breast Self-Examination;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Palpation;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Smith AW, Borowski LA, Liu B, Galuska DA, Signore C, Klabunde C, Huang TT, Krebs-Smith SM, Frank E, Pronk N, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: U.S. primary care physicians' diet-, physical activity-, and weight-related care of adult patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Jul
Journal: Am J Prev Med 41(1):33-42
Topic(s): Diet;   Health Care Systems;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Physical Activity;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Risk Factors;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of Energy Balance-related Care among Primary Care Physicians
Keywords: Adult;   Body Weight;   Diet;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Motor Activity;   Obesity;   Overweight;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Primary Health Care;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Breen N, Gentleman JF, Schiller JS
Title: Update on mammography trends: comparisons of rates in 2000, 2005, and 2008.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 May 15
Journal: Cancer 117(10):2209-18
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   radiography;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Zujewski JA, Harlan LC, Morrell DM, Stevens JL
Title: Ductal carcinoma in situ: trends in treatment over time in the US.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 May
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 127(1):251-7
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Pharmacosurveillance;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mastectomy;   Middle Aged;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States
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Title: Maintaining and Enhancing Representativeness of State Health Surveys: Lessons for the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
Type: Report
Date: 2011 Apr
Report: CHIS Workshop Summary
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Research Methodology;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: none
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Keating NL, Potosky AL, Ambs A, He Y, Hornbrook MC, Ganz PA
Title: A population-based assessment of specialty physician involvement in cancer clinical trials.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Mar 02
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 103(5):384-97
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS);   Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Adult;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   manpower;   Medical Oncology;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Patient Selection;   Physician's Role;   Physician-Patient Relations;   Physicians;   Poisson Distribution;   Radiation Oncology;   Specialties, Surgical;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: McHugh M, Osei-Anto A, Klabunde CN, Galen BA
Title: Adoption of CT colonography by US hospitals.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Mar
Journal: J Am Coll Radiol 8(3):169-74
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Colonography, Computed Tomographic;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   radiography;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization;   Utilization Review
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Authors: Zapka JM, Klabunde CN, Arora NK, Yuan G, Smith JL, Kobrin SC
Title: Physicians' colorectal cancer screening discussion and recommendation patterns.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Mar
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20(3):509-21
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Information Seeking;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Han PK, Klabunde CN, Breen N, Yuan G, Grauman A, Davis WW, Taplin SH
Title: Multiple clinical practice guidelines for breast and cervical cancer screening: perceptions of US primary care physicians.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Feb
Journal: Med Care 49(2):139-48
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Information Seeking;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Multivariate Analysis;   organization & administration;   Patient Selection;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   psychology;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Klabunde CN, Yuan G, McNeel TS, Brown ML, Casciotti D, Buckman DW, Taplin S
Title: Are physicians' recommendations for colorectal cancer screening guideline-consistent?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Feb
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 26(2):177-84
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Physicians, Primary Care;   prevention & control;   Sigmoidoscopy;   standards;   utilization
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Yabroff KR, Shao Y, Feuer EJ, Brown ML
Title: Projections of the cost of cancer care in the United States: 2010-2020.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011 Jan 19
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 103(2):117-28
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Forecasting;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Incidence;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Population Dynamics;   Prevalence;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   Survival Rate;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Riley GF, Warren JL, Harlan LC, Blackwell SA
Title: Endocrine therapy use among elderly hormone receptor-positive breast cancer patients enrolled in Medicare Part D.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2011
Journal: Medicare Medicaid Res Rev 1(4):
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Aromatase Inhibitors;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cost Sharing;   Drug Costs;   drug therapy;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Financing, Personal;   Humans;   Medicare Part D;   Medication Adherence;   Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Hadley J, Yabroff KR, Barrett MJ, Penson DF, Saigal CS, Potosky AL
Title: Comparative effectiveness of prostate cancer treatments: evaluating statistical adjustments for confounding in observational data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Dec 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 102(23):1780-93
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasm Staging;   Observation;   Odds Ratio;   pathology;   Propensity Score;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic;   SEER Program;   Statistics as Topic;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Berkowitz Z, Saraiya M, Benard V, Yabroff KR
Title: Common abnormal results of pap and human papillomavirus cotesting: what physicians are recommending for management.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Dec
Journal: Obstet Gynecol 116(6):1332-40
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   analysis;   Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia;   Data Collection;   diagnosis;   DNA, Viral;   Female;   genetics;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Papillomaviridae;   Papillomavirus Infections;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Fagan P, Moolchan ET, Hart A Jr, Rose A, Lawrence D, Shavers VL, Gibson JT
Title: Nicotine dependence and quitting behaviors among menthol and non-menthol smokers with similar consumptive patterns.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Dec
Journal: Addiction 105 Suppl 1():55-74
Topic(s): Monitoring Risk Factors;   Risk Factors;   Surveillance;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Menthol Cigarettes;   Tobacco - Quit Attempts/Smoking Cessation
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Attitude to Health;   Epidemiologic Methods;   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Menthol;   Middle Aged;   Smoking;   Smoking Cessation;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   Time Factors;   Tobacco Use Disorder;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Pourat N, Kagawa-Singer M, Breen N, Sripipatana A
Title: Access versus acculturation: identifying modifiable factors to promote cancer screening among Asian American women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Dec
Journal: Med Care 48(12):1088-96
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Acculturation;   Adult;   Asian Americans;   Attitude to Health;   Breast Neoplasms;   California;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Patient Compliance;   prevention & control;   Social Identification;   statistics & numerical data;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Vaginal Smears;   Women's Health;   Young Adult
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Authors: Cronin KA, Harlan LC, Dodd KW, Abrams JS, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Population-based estimate of the prevalence of HER-2 positive breast cancer tumors for early stage patients in the US.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Nov
Journal: Cancer Invest 28(9):963-8
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Genetics & Molecular Markers;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: African Americans;   Asian Americans;   Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   metabolism;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Population Surveillance;   Prevalence;   Receptor, erbB-2;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Marcus PM, Silvestri GA, Han PK, Richards TB, Yuan G, Marcus SE, Vernon SW
Title: U.S. primary care physicians' lung cancer screening beliefs and recommendations.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Nov
Journal: Am J Prev Med 39(5):411-20
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Information Seeking;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: adverse effects;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   chemistry;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Evidence-Based Medicine;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   microbiology;   mortality;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   radiography;   Radiography, Thoracic;   Smoking;   Sputum;   standards;   Survival Rate;   Tomography, Spiral Computed;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Fairfield KM, Lucas FL, Earle CC, Small L, Trimble EL, Warren JL
Title: Regional variation in cancer-directed surgery and mortality among women with epithelial ovarian cancer in the Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Oct 15
Journal: Cancer 116(20):4840-8
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Comorbidity;   drug therapy;   Female;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Medicare;   mortality;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Swan J, Breen N, Graubard BI, McNeel TS, Blackman D, Tangka FK, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Data and trends in cancer screening in the United States: results from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Oct 15
Journal: Cancer 116(20):4872-81
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   blood;   Colonoscopy;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Educational Status;   Female;   Humans;   Income;   Interviews as Topic;   Male;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Papanicolaou Test;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Sex Factors;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Dowling E, Yabroff KR, Mariotto A, McNeel T, Zeruto C, Buckman D
Title: Burden of illness in adult survivors of childhood cancers: findings from a population-based national sample.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 116(15):3712-21
Topic(s): Early Life Factors;   Economics of Cancer;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Child;   complications;   Efficiency;   Female;   Health Status;   Humans;   Male;   Neoplasms;   Population Surveillance;   Sickness Impact Profile;   Survivors;   therapy
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Authors: Harlan LC, Zujewski JA, Goodman MT, Stevens JL
Title: Breast cancer in men in the United States: a population-based study of diagnosis, treatment, and survival.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug 01
Journal: Cancer 116(15):3558-68
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Breast Neoplasms, Male;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Male;   Marital Status;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms, Hormone-Dependent;   pathology;   Population Surveillance;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Breen N, Rao SR, Meissner HI
Title: Immigration, health care access, and recent cancer tests among Mexican-Americans in California.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug
Journal: J Immigr Minor Health 12(4):433-44
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Adult;   California;   diagnosis;   Emigration and Immigration;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Mexican Americans;   Neoplasms;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization
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Authors: Lund JL, Harlan LC, Yabroff KR, Warren JL
Title: Should cause of death from the death certificate be used to examine cancer-specific survival? A study of patients with distant stage disease.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug
Journal: Cancer Invest 28(7):758-64
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cause of Death;   Data Collection;   Death Certificates;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Neoplasms, Multiple Primary;   SEER Program
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Authors: Nadel MR, Berkowitz Z, Klabunde CN, Smith RA, Coughlin SS, White MC
Title: Fecal occult blood testing beliefs and practices of U.S. primary care physicians: serious deviations from evidence-based recommendations.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 25(8):833-9
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Information Seeking;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Clinical Competence;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confidence Intervals;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Evidence-Based Medicine;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Immunohistochemistry;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Occult Blood;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Primary Care;   Quality of Health Care;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Wiggins CL, Harlan LC, Nelson HE, Stevens JL, Willman CL, Libby EN, Hromas RA
Title: Age disparity in the dissemination of imatinib for treating chronic myeloid leukemia.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Aug
Journal: Am J Med 123(8):764.e1-9
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Pharmacosurveillance;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Benzamides;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive;   Logistic Models;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Piperazines;   Pyrimidines;   SEER Program;   Social Class;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Doubeni CA, Laiyemo AO, Young AC, Klabunde CN, Reed G, Field TS, Fletcher RH
Title: Primary care, economic barriers to health care, and use of colorectal cancer screening tests among Medicare enrollees over time.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Jul-Aug
Journal: Ann Fam Med 8(4):299-307
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confidence Intervals;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   economics;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Status Disparities;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Male;   Medicare;   Multivariate Analysis;   Occult Blood;   Odds Ratio;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Primary Health Care;   Sigmoidoscopy;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Shavers VL, Jackson MC, Sheppard VB
Title: Racial/ethnic patterns of uptake of colorectal screening, National Health Interview Survey 2000-2008.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Jul
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 102(7):621-35
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Continental Population Groups;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   prevention & control;   Residence Characteristics;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Saraiya M, Berkowitz Z, Yabroff KR, Wideroff L, Kobrin S, Benard V
Title: Cervical cancer screening with both human papillomavirus and Papanicolaou testing vs Papanicolaou testing alone: what screening intervals are physicians recommending?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Jun 14
Journal: Arch Intern Med 170(11):977-85
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   isolation & purification;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Office Visits;   Papanicolaou Test;   Papillomaviridae;   Papillomavirus Infections;   Patient Compliance;   Physician's Role;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Reproducibility of Results;   Retrospective Studies;   statistics & numerical data;   Time Factors;   Tumor Virus Infections;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Vaginal Smears;   virology
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Authors: Rogers SO Jr, Gray SW, Landrum MB, Klabunde CN, Kahn KL, Fletcher RH, Clauser S, Tisnado D, Doucette W, Keating NL
Title: Variations in surgeon treatment recommendations for lobectomy in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer by patient age and comorbidity.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Jun
Journal: Ann Surg Oncol 17(6):1581-8
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS);   Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Adult;   adverse effects;   Age Factors;   Algorithms;   Boston;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Comorbidity;   complications;   Decision Making;   epidemiology;   Female;   General Surgery;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Pneumonectomy;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;   Questionnaires;   Regression Analysis;   Risk Factors;   Severity of Illness Index;   Smoking;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Thoracic Surgery
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Authors: Owen JE, Boxley L, Goldstein MS, Lee JH, Breen N, Rowland JH
Title: Use of health-related online support groups: population data from the California Health Interview Survey Complementary and Alternative Medicine Study
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Apr 14
Journal: Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 15(3):427-46
Topic(s): Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): CHIS - Complementary & Alternative Medicine Survey (CHIS-CAM)
Keywords: none
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Authors: National Cancer Institute
Title: Cancer Trends Progress Report - 2009/2010 Update
Type: Report
Date: 2010 Apr
Report:
Topic(s): Diet;   Economics of Cancer;   Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Physical Activity;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Quality of Care;   Risk Factors;   Screening;   Sun Exposure;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Tobacco;   Treatment;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Rakowski W, Wyn R, Breen N, Meissner H, Clark MA
Title: Prevalence and correlates of recent and repeat mammography among California women ages 55-79.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol 34(2):168-77
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Aged;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Prevalence;   Preventive Health Services;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: The Cancer Research Network HMO
Title: The HMO Cancer Research Network: Capacity, Collaboration, & Investigation
Type: Report
Date: 2010 Apr
Report: NIH Publication No. 10-6448
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Diet;   Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Genetics & Molecular Markers;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Information Seeking;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Patient-centered Communication;   Physical Activity;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Quality of Care;   Research Methodology;   Risk Factors;   Cancer Risk Assessment & Prediction;   Screening;   Tobacco;   Treatment;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Research Network (CRN);   Patient-centered Care & Communication
Keywords: none
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Authors: Harper S, King NB, Meersman SC, Reichman ME, Breen N, Lynch J
Title: Implicit value judgments in the measurement of health inequalities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Mar
Journal: Milbank Q 88(1):4-29
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Child;   Child, Preschool;   Developed Countries;   Developing Countries;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Status Disparities;   Health Status Indicators;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Poverty;   Registries;   Risk Factors;   Social Class;   Social Justice;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Vulnerable Populations;   World Health;   Young Adult
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Authors: Meissner HI, Tiro JA, Yabroff KR, Haggstrom DA, Coughlin SS
Title: Too much of a good thing? Physician practices and patient willingness for less frequent pap test screening intervals.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Mar
Journal: Med Care 48(3):249-59
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS);   National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Attitude to Health;   Evidence-Based Medicine;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   Medicaid;   Medicine;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   psychology;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Orom H, Kiviniemi MT, Underwood W 3rd, Ross L, Shavers VL
Title: Perceived cancer risk: why is it lower among nonwhites than whites?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Mar
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19(3):746-54
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Risk Factors;   Cancer Risk Assessment & Prediction
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Aged;   Asian Americans;   Cross-Cultural Comparison;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Perception;   psychology;   Risk
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Authors: Doubeni CA, Laiyemo AO, Klabunde CN, Young AC, Field TS, Fletcher RH
Title: Racial and ethnic trends of colorectal cancer screening among Medicare enrollees.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Feb
Journal: Am J Prev Med 38(2):184-91
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Continental Population Groups;   diagnosis;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Services Accessibility;   Healthy People Programs;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Shariff-Marco S, Klassen AC, Bowie JV
Title: Racial/ethnic differences in self-reported racism and its association with cancer-related health behaviors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Feb
Journal: Am J Public Health 100(2):364-74
Topic(s): Diet;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Physical Activity;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention;   Screening;   Tobacco;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   California;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Behavior;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Life Style;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Prejudice;   prevention & control;   Risk-Taking;   utilization
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Authors: Shavers VL, Bakos A, Sheppard VB
Title: Race, ethnicity, and pain among the U.S. adult population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Feb
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 21(1):177-220
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Disparities;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Ethnic Groups;   ethnology;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Status Disparities;   Humans;   Pain;   Pain Management;   Physician-Patient Relations;   Risk Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Guessous I, Dash C, Lapin P, Doroshenk M, Smith RA, Klabunde CN, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Screening Among the 65 Plus Task Group
Title: Colorectal cancer screening barriers and facilitators in older persons.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Jan-Feb
Journal: Prev Med 50(1-2):3-10
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   utilization
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Authors: Reichman ME, Altekruse S, Li CI, Chen VW, Deapen D, Potts M, Wu XC, Morrell D, Hafterson J, Phipps AI, Harlan LC, Ries LG, Edwards BK
Title: Feasibility study for collection of HER2 data by National Cancer Institute (NCI) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program central cancer registries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010 Jan
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19(1):144-7
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Genetics & Molecular Markers;   Research Methodology;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Feasibility Studies;   Female;   Genes, erbB-2;   Genetic Predisposition to Disease;   genetics;   Humans;   Immunohistochemistry;   In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence;   Middle Aged;   Registries;   SEER Program;   Tumor Markers, Biological;   United States
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Authors: Dowling EC, Klabunde C, Patnick J, Ballard-Barbash R, International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Title: Breast and cervical cancer screening programme implementation in 16 countries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010
Journal: J Med Screen 17(3):139-46
Topic(s): Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   organization & administration;   statistics & numerical data;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Young Adult
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Authors: Zapka J, Taplin SH, Price RA, Cranos C, Yabroff R
Title: Factors in quality care--the case of follow-up to abnormal cancer screening tests--problems in the steps and interfaces of care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2010
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010(40):58-71
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Information Seeking;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Continuity of Patient Care;   Delayed Diagnosis;   Delivery of Health Care;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   economics;   Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Policy;   Health Priorities;   Humans;   Male;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Occult Blood;   organization & administration;   Patient Care Management;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Primary Health Care;   psychology;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   Referral and Consultation;   Reminder Systems;   Social Support;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Saraiya M, Meissner HI, Haggstrom DA, Wideroff L, Yuan G, Berkowitz Z, Davis WW, Benard VB, Coughlin SS
Title: Specialty differences in primary care physician reports of papanicolaou test screening practices: a national survey, 2006 to 2007.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Nov 03
Journal: Ann Intern Med 151(9):602-11
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Gynecology;   Humans;   Internal Medicine;   Obstetrics;   Papanicolaou Test;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Family;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Osswald M, Harlan LC, Penson D, Stevens JL, Clegg LX
Title: Treatment of a population based sample of men diagnosed with testicular cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Nov-Dec
Journal: Urol Oncol 27(6):604-10
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Testis
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Child;   Child, Preschool;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Follow-Up Studies;   Germinoma;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Infant;   Infant, Newborn;   Lymph Node Excision;   Lymphatic Metastasis;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   Orchiectomy;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Radiotherapy;   Retroperitoneal Space;   SEER Program;   Seminoma;   Survival Rate;   Testicular Neoplasms;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   Young Adult
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Authors: Jackson MC, Davis WW, Waldron W, McNeel TS, Pfeiffer R, Breen N
Title: Impact of geography on mammography use in California.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Oct
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 20(8):1339-53
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   California;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   Female;   Geography;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Rural Population;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   Urban Population;   utilization
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Authors: Meersman SC, Breen N, Pickle LW, Meissner HI, Simon P
Title: Access to mammography screening in a large urban population: a multi-level analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Oct
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 20(8):1469-82
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Algorithms;   Breast Neoplasms;   California;   diagnosis;   Early Detection of Cancer;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Models, Biological;   Multilevel Analysis;   Social Class;   statistics & numerical data;   Urban Population;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Kim Y
Title: Time costs associated with informal caregiving for cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 115(18 Suppl):4362-73
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder;   Breast;   Colorectal;   Renal;   Lung;   Skin;   Ovary;   Prostate;   Corpus Uteri;   Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Caregivers;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Social Support;   Spouses;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   Time Factors
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Ambs A, Keating NL, He Y, Doucette WR, Tisnado D, Clauser S, Kahn KL
Title: The role of primary care physicians in cancer care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Sep
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 24(9):1029-36
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Care Systems;   Palliative & End-of-life Care;   Quality of Care;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS);   Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Continuity of Patient Care;   Data Collection;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Role;   Physician-Patient Relations;   Physicians, Family;   therapy;   trends
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Authors: Anderson LA, Gadalla S, Morton LM, Landgren O, Pfeiffer R, Warren JL, Berndt SI, Ricker W, Parsons R, Engels EA
Title: Population-based study of autoimmune conditions and the risk of specific lymphoid malignancies.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul 15
Journal: Int J Cancer 125(2):398-405
Topic(s): Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Autoimmune Diseases;   Case-Control Studies;   classification;   complications;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Lymphoma;   Male;   Population Surveillance
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Lanier D, Nadel MR, McLeod C, Yuan G, Vernon SW
Title: Colorectal cancer screening by primary care physicians: recommendations and practices, 2006-2007.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Am J Prev Med 37(1):8-16
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Survey of PCPs' Recommendations & Practices for Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, & Lung Cancer Screening
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confidence Intervals;   diagnosis;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physician's Role;   Physicians, Family;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   Questionnaires;   Risk Assessment;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Lipscomb J, Barnett PG, Brown ML, Lawrence W, Yabroff KR
Title: Advancing the science of health care costing.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S120-6
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Chronic Disease;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   Data Interpretation, Statistical;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   methods;   Models, Econometric;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Lipscomb J, Yabroff KR, Brown ML, Lawrence W, Barnett PG
Title: Health care costing: data, methods, current applications.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S1-6
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Congresses as Topic;   Cost of Illness;   Data Collection;   Health Care Costs;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Maryland;   methods;   Research Design;   standards;   United States;   United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Authors: Lund JL, Yabroff KR, Ibuka Y, Russell LB, Barnett PG, Lipscomb J, Lawrence WF, Brown ML
Title: Inventory of data sources for estimating health care costs in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S127-42
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Data Collection;   Databases, Factual;   Federal Government;   Health Care Costs;   Health Services Research;   Internet;   methods;   United States
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Authors: Schenck AP, Peacock SC, Klabunde CN, Lapin P, Coan JF, Brown ML
Title: Trends in colorectal cancer test use in the medicare population, 1998-2005.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Am J Prev Med 37(1):1-7
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Status Disparities;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   methods;   Occult Blood;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Population Surveillance;   prevention & control;   Registries;   Sigmoidoscopy;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Wang CY, Baldwin LM, Saver BG, Dobie SA, Green PK, Cai Y, Klabunde CN
Title: The contribution of longitudinal comorbidity measurements to survival analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7):813-21
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Research Methodology;   Risk Factors;   Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Cause of Death;   Comorbidity;   Data Collection;   Data Interpretation, Statistical;   epidemiology;   Female;   Geriatric Assessment;   Health Services Research;   Health Status;   Health Status Indicators;   Humans;   Likelihood Functions;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Medicare;   methods;   Multivariate Analysis;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Research Design;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL, Banthin J, Schrag D, Mariotto A, Lawrence W, Meekins A, Topor M, Brown ML
Title: Comparison of approaches for estimating prevalence costs of care for cancer patients: what is the impact of data source?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S64-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Case-Control Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Medicare;   methods;   Models, Econometric;   Neoplasms;   Prevalence;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL, Schrag D, Mariotto A, Meekins A, Topor M, Brown ML
Title: Comparison of approaches for estimating incidence costs of care for colorectal cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jul
Journal: Med Care 47(7 Suppl 1):S56-63
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Case-Control Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   Medicare;   methods;   Models, Econometric;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Klabunde CN, Mariotto AB, Meekins A, Topor M, Brown ML, Ransohoff DF
Title: Adverse events after outpatient colonoscopy in the Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jun 16
Journal: Ann Intern Med 150(12):849-57, W152
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: adverse effects;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cardiovascular Diseases;   Cohort Studies;   Colonoscopy;   Comorbidity;   etiology;   Female;   Gastrointestinal Diseases;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Outpatients;   Regression Analysis;   Risk Factors;   United States
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Authors: Cronin KA, Miglioretti DL, Krapcho M, Yu B, Geller BM, Carney PA, Onega T, Feuer EJ, Breen N, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Bias associated with self-report of prior screening mammography.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jun
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18(6):1699-705
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Bias (Epidemiology);   Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   prevention & control;   Registries;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization;   Vermont
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Authors: Harlan LC, Klabunde CN, Ambs AH, Gibson T, Bernstein L, McTiernan A, Meeske K, Baumgartner KB, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Comorbidities, therapy, and newly diagnosed conditions for women with early stage breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jun
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 3(2):89-98
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health, Eating, Activity, and Lifestyle Study (HEAL)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Case-Control Studies;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gallbladder Diseases;   Humans;   Hypertension;   Los Angeles;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   New Mexico;   pathology;   therapy;   Thyroid Diseases;   Washington
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Harlan L, Stevens J, Martin A
Title: Patterns of care in adults with renal cell carcinoma: findings in a population based sample.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jun
Journal: J Urol 181(6):2462-8; discussion 2469
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Aged;   Carcinoma, Renal Cell;   Female;   Humans;   Kidney Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Nephrectomy;   surgery;   therapy;   utilization
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Authors: Harper S, Lynch J, Meersman SC, Breen N, Davis WW, Reichman MC
Title: Trends in area-socioeconomic and race-ethnic disparities in breast cancer incidence, stage at diagnosis, screening, mortality, and survival among women ages 50 years and over (1987-2005).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jan
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18(1):121-31
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS);   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   ethnology;   Female;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Incidence;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Poverty;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Meeske KA, Sullivan-Halley J, Smith AW, McTiernan A, Baumgartner KB, Harlan LC, Bernstein L
Title: Risk factors for arm lymphedema following breast cancer diagnosis in Black women and White women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jan
Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 113(2):383-91
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health-related Quality of Life;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health, Eating, Activity, and Lifestyle Study (HEAL)
Keywords: Adult;   adverse effects;   African Americans;   Age Factors;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Arm;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cohort Studies;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Comorbidity;   complications;   Contraceptives, Oral;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   etiology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Hypertension;   Infection;   Lymph Node Excision;   Lymphedema;   Middle Aged;   Obesity;   Radiotherapy;   Risk Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   therapy
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Authors: Meissner HI, Yabroff KR, Dodd KW, Leader AE, Ballard-Barbash R, Berrigan D
Title: Are patterns of health behavior associated with cancer screening?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009 Jan-Feb
Journal: Am J Health Promot 23(3):168-75
Topic(s): Diet;   Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Physical Activity;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Tobacco
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Diagnostic Tests, Routine;   Diet;   ethnology;   Family Characteristics;   Female;   Health Behavior;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Life Style;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Patient Compliance;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization
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Authors: Hofvind S, Yankaskas BC, Bulliard JL, Klabunde CN, Fracheboud J
Title: Comparing interval breast cancer rates in Norway and North Carolina: results and challenges.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009
Journal: J Med Screen 16(3):131-9
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   North Carolina;   Norway
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Authors: Miller DC, Saigal CS, Warren JL, Leventhal M, Deapen D, Banerjee M, Lai J, Hanley J, Litwin MS
Title: External validation of a claims-based algorithm for classifying kidney-cancer surgeries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2009
Journal: BMC Health Serv Res 9():92
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Algorithms;   classification;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Kidney Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   Nephrectomy;   Predictive Value of Tests;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Bradley CJ, Yabroff KR, Dahman B, Feuer EJ, Mariotto A, Brown ML
Title: Productivity costs of cancer mortality in the United States: 2000-2020.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Dec 17
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 100(24):1763-70
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;   Breast;   Colorectal;   Leukemia;   Lung;   Pancreas
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Age Distribution;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   economics;   Efficiency;   Employment;   epidemiology;   Female;   Forecasting;   Home Nursing;   Housekeeping;   Humans;   Income;   Leukemia;   Life Expectancy;   Life Tables;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Models, Econometric;   Models, Economic;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Pancreatic Neoplasms;   Sex Distribution;   Sex Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Value of Life;   Young Adult
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Bradley CJ, Mariotto AB, Brown ML, Feuer EJ
Title: Estimates and projections of value of life lost from cancer deaths in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Dec 17
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 100(24):1755-62
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Age Distribution;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Forecasting;   Humans;   Life Tables;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Mortality;   Neoplasms;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Sex Distribution;   Sex Factors;   trends;   United States;   Value of Life
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Authors: Tiro JA, Saraiya M, Jain N, Liddon N, Cokkinides V, Lai SM, Breen N, Wideroff L
Title: Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer behavioral surveillance in the US.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Nov 15
Journal: Cancer 113(10 Suppl):3013-30
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Prevention;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Adolescent;   Adult;   Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System;   diagnosis;   Female;   Health Personnel;   Health Services Needs and Demand;   Humans;   Papanicolaou Test;   Papillomavirus Infections;   Papillomavirus Vaccines;   Population Surveillance;   prevention & control;   Reproducibility of Results;   Sexual Behavior;   trends;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Anderson LA, Pfeiffer R, Warren JL, Landgren O, Gadalla S, Berndt SI, Ricker W, Parsons R, Wheeler W, Engels EA
Title: Hematopoietic malignancies associated with viral and alcoholic hepatitis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Nov
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17(11):3069-75
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia;   Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Case-Control Studies;   complications;   epidemiology;   etiology;   Female;   Hematologic Neoplasms;   Hepatitis B;   Hepatitis C;   Hepatitis, Alcoholic;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Prevalence;   SEER Program;   United States;   virology
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Authors: Meissner HI, Tiro JA, Haggstrom D, Lu-Yao G, Breen N
Title: Does patient health and hysterectomy status influence cervical cancer screening in older women?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Nov
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 23(11):1822-8
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   Decision Making;   Female;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Hysterectomy;   Middle Aged;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   psychology;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Riley GF, Warren JL, Potosky AL, Klabunde CN, Harlan LC, Osswald MB
Title: Comparison of cancer diagnosis and treatment in Medicare fee-for-service and managed care plans.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Oct
Journal: Med Care 46(10):1108-15
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Quality of Care;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Geography;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Managed Care Programs;   Medicare Part B;   Medicare Part C;   Neoplasm Staging;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Population Surveillance;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   utilization;   Utilization Review
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Authors: Carney PA, Hoffman RM, Lieberman DA, Hornbrook MC, Dietrich AJ, Klabunde CN
Title: Data systems to evaluate colorectal cancer screening practices and outcomes at the population level.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Sep
Journal: Med Care 46(9 Suppl 1):S132-7
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medical Records Systems, Computerized;   methods;   Middle Aged;   New Hampshire;   New Mexico;   organization & administration;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Patient Education as Topic;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Population Surveillance;   prevention & control;   Preventive Health Services;   Primary Health Care;   Program Evaluation;   Registries;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Lanier D, Meissner HI, Breslau ES, Brown ML
Title: Improving colorectal cancer screening through research in primary care settings.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Sep
Journal: Med Care 46(9 Suppl 1):S1-4
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   organization & administration;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Warnecke RB, Oh A, Breen N, Gehlert S, Paskett E, Tucker KL, Lurie N, Rebbeck T, Goodwin J, Flack J, Srinivasan S, Kerner J, Heurtin-Roberts S, Abeles R, Tyson FL, Patmios G, Hiatt RA
Title: Approaching health disparities from a population perspective: the National Institutes of Health Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Sep
Journal: Am J Public Health 98(9):1608-15
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Disparities;   Policy;   Risk Factors
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Attitude to Health;   Biomedical Research;   Cooperative Behavior;   Demography;   epidemiology;   Health Status Disparities;   Humans;   Interdisciplinary Communication;   Interinstitutional Relations;   Minority Groups;   Models, Statistical;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   organization & administration;   Organizational Objectives;   Research Support as Topic;   Risk Factors;   Social Environment;   Social Medicine;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Trimble EL, Harlan LC, Gius D, Stevens J, Schwartz SM
Title: Patterns of care for women with cervical cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Aug 15
Journal: Cancer 113(4):743-9
Topic(s): Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Patient Care;   Professional Practice;   radiotherapy;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Robinson JM, Shavers V
Title: The role of health insurance coverage in cancer screening utilization.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Aug
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 19(3):842-56
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Disparities;   Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   analysis;   Breast Neoplasms;   classification;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   economics;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Male;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Medically Uninsured;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Occult Blood;   prevention & control;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Sex Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Mariotto AB, Feuer E, Brown ML
Title: Projections of the costs associated with colorectal cancer care in the United States, 2000-2020.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Aug
Journal: Health Econ 17(8):947-59
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   economics;   epidemiology;   Forecasting;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Prevalence;   SEER Program;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Mariotto AB, Meekins A, Topor M, Brown ML
Title: Current and future utilization of services from medical oncologists.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 26(19):3242-7
Topic(s): Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Chi-Square Distribution;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Needs and Demand;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   manpower;   Medical Oncology;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Prevalence;   Registries;   SEER Program;   United States;   Utilization Review
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Authors: Halpern MT, Yabroff KR
Title: Prevalence of outpatient cancer treatment in the United States: estimates from the Medical Panel Expenditures Survey (MEPS).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Jul
Journal: Cancer Invest 26(6):647-51
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Resources;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   Male;   Medically Uninsured;   Middle Aged;   National Health Programs;   Neoplasms;   Office Visits;   Outpatients;   Program Development;   radiotherapy;   statistics & numerical data;   Time Factors;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Sabatino SA, Coates RJ, Uhler RJ, Breen N, Tangka F, Shaw KM
Title: Disparities in mammography use among US women aged 40-64 years, by race, ethnicity, income, and health insurance status, 1993 and 2005.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Jul
Journal: Med Care 46(7):692-700
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Breast Neoplasms;   Continental Population Groups;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Ethnic Groups;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Insurance, Health;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Social Class;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Shapiro JA, Seeff LC, Thompson TD, Nadel MR, Klabunde CN, Vernon SW
Title: Colorectal cancer test use from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Jul
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17(7):1623-30
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Age Distribution;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confidence Intervals;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Morbidity;   Questionnaires;   Retrospective Studies;   Risk Factors;   Sex Distribution;   Survival Rate;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR
Title: Interventions to improve cancer screening: commentary from a health services research perspective.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Jul
Journal: Am J Prev Med 35(1 Suppl):S6-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Quality of Care;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: diagnosis;   Female;   Health Promotion;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Neoplasms;   prevention & control;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Yabroff KR, Meekins A, Topor M, Lamont EB, Brown ML
Title: Evaluation of trends in the cost of initial cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Jun 18
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 100(12):888-97
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Hospital Costs;   Humans;   Linear Models;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Population Dynamics;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   therapy;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Cronin-Fenton DP, Mooney MM, Clegg LX, Harlan LC
Title: Treatment and survival in a population-based sample of patients diagnosed with gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 May 28
Journal: World J Gastroenterol 14(20):3165-73
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Quality of Care;   Surveillance;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Gastric
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Community Health Services;   epidemiology;   Esophageal Neoplasms;   Evidence-Based Medicine;   Female;   Healthcare Disparities;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Patient Selection;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Population Surveillance;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic;   Registries;   Stomach Neoplasms;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   United States
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Authors: Keating NL, Landrum MB, Klabunde CN, Fletcher RH, Rogers SO, Doucette WR, Tisnado D, Clauser S, Kahn KL
Title: Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: do physicians agree about the importance of patient age and comorbidity?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 May 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 26(15):2532-7
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   Decision Making;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Physicians;   psychology;   therapeutic use
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Lamont EB, Mariotto A, Warren JL, Topor M, Meekins A, Brown ML
Title: Cost of care for elderly cancer patients in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 May 07
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 100(9):630-41
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Cost of Illness;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System;   Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal;   Corpus Uteri;   Esophagus;   Gastric;   Head and Neck;   Leukemia;   Liver;   Lung;   Lymphoma;   Ovary;   Pancreas;   Prostate;   Renal;   Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   Survival Rate;   United States
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Authors: Harper S, Lynch J, Meersman SC, Breen N, Davis WW, Reichman ME
Title: An overview of methods for monitoring social disparities in cancer with an example using trends in lung cancer incidence by area-socioeconomic position and race-ethnicity, 1992-2004.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Apr 15
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 167(8):889-99
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Asian Americans;   Epidemiologic Methods;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Status Disparities;   Health Status Indicators;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Incidence;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Population Surveillance;   Poverty;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   Social Class;   Social Justice;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Schenck AP, Klabunde CN, Warren JL, Peacock S, Davis WW, Hawley ST, Pignone M, Ransohoff DF
Title: Evaluation of claims, medical records, and self-report for measuring fecal occult blood testing among medicare enrollees in fee for service.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17(4):799-804
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medical Records;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   North Carolina;   Occult Blood;   Self Disclosure;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Ballard-Barbash R, Stevens J, Weaver DL
Title: Is mode of breast cancer detection associated with cancer treatment in the United States?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Mar 01
Journal: Cancer 112(5):1011-9
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   diagnosis;   Female;   Hospital Bed Capacity;   Hospitals, Private;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mastectomy;   Middle Aged;   Registries;   Retrospective Studies;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   Socioeconomic Factors;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Stroup AM, Harlan LC, Trimble EL
Title: Demographic, clinical, and treatment trends among women diagnosed with vulvar cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Mar
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 108(3):577-83
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Age Distribution;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   diagnosis;   Diagnosis-Related Groups;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Registries;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States;   Vulvar Neoplasms;   Women's Health
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Troiano RP, Berrigan D
Title: Walking the dog: is pet ownership associated with physical activity in California?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Mar
Journal: J Phys Act Health 5(2):216-28
Topic(s): Physical Activity
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Animals;   Animals, Domestic;   California;   Cats;   Dogs;   Exercise;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Walking
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Authors: Dobie SA, Warren JL, Matthews B, Schwartz D, Baldwin LM, Billingsley K
Title: Survival benefits and trends in use of adjuvant therapy among elderly stage II and III rectal cancer patients in the general population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Feb 15
Journal: Cancer 112(4):789-99
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Combined Modality Therapy;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services for the Aged;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   Rectal Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Ambs A, Warren JL, Bellizzi KM, Topor M, Haffer SC, Clauser SB
Title: Overview of the SEER--Medicare Health Outcomes Survey linked dataset.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Summer
Journal: Health Care Financ Rev 29(4):5-21
Topic(s): Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   classification;   Cohort Studies;   Comorbidity;   Cooperative Behavior;   Database Management Systems;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Managed Care Programs;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Program Evaluation;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   SEER Program;   Sickness Impact Profile;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Backinger CL, Lawrence D, Swan J, Winn DM, Breen N, Hartman A, Grana R, Tran D, Farrell S
Title: Using the National Health Interview Survey to understand and address the impact of tobacco in the United States: past perspectives and future considerations.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008
Journal: Epidemiol Perspect Innov 5():8
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Risk Factors;   Surveillance;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Attitudes;   Tobacco - Smoking Initiation;   Tobacco - Adolescent & Young Adult;   Tobacco - Quit Attempts/Smoking Cessation;   Tobacco - Health Professional Advice;   Tobacco - Second-hand Smoke Exposure;   Tobacco - Smokeless Tobacco
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Smith AW, Reeve BB, Bellizzi KM, Harlan LC, Klabunde CN, Amsellem M, Bierman AS, Hays RD
Title: Cancer, comorbidities, and health-related quality of life of older adults.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2008 Summer
Journal: Health Care Financ Rev 29(4):41-56
Topic(s): Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes Research Measures & Methods;   Outcomes (All);   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   classification;   Comorbidity;   Demography;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Managed Care Programs;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Poisson Distribution;   Prevalence;   Quality of Life;   SEER Program;   Sickness Impact Profile;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Kagawa-Singer M, Pourat N, Breen N, Coughlin S, Abend McLean T, McNeel TS, Ponce NA
Title: Breast and cervical cancer screening rates of subgroups of Asian American women in California.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Dec
Journal: Med Care Res Rev 64(6):706-30
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Asia;   Breast Neoplasms;   California;   diagnosis;   ethnology;   Female;   Humans;   Interviews as Topic;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization
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Authors: National Cancer Institute
Title: Cancer Trends Progress Report - 2007 Update
Type: Report
Date: 2007 Dec
Report:
Topic(s): Monitoring Risk Factors;   Tobacco
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Fagan P, Shavers VL, Lawrence D, Gibson JT, O'Connell ME
Title: Employment characteristics and socioeconomic factors associated with disparities in smoking abstinence and former smoking among U.S. workers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Nov
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 18(4 Suppl):52-72
Topic(s): Tobacco;   Tobacco - Health Disparities;   Tobacco - Occupation
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   economics;   Employment;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Status Disparities;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Occupational Health;   Smoking;   Smoking Cessation;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL
Title: Unsung heroes: Mr. Frank Jackson and Dr. Richard Bragg.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Nov
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 18(4 Suppl):6-9
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: education;   Ethnic Groups;   Health Status Disparities;   Healthcare Disparities;   History, 21st Century;   Humans;   Minority Groups;   National Cancer Institute (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   prevention & control;   Research Personnel;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Fagan P, McDonald P
Title: Health disparities across the cancer continuum.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Nov
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 18(4 Suppl):1-5
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: epidemiology;   ethnology;   Health Status Disparities;   Humans;   Minority Groups;   Neoplasms;   Poverty;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL, Brown ML
Title: Costs of cancer care in the USA: a descriptive review.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Nov
Journal: Nat Clin Pract Oncol 4(11):643-56
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Costs and Cost Analysis;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Fernander AF, Shavers VL, Hammons GJ
Title: A biopsychosocial approach to examining tobacco-related health disparities among racially classified social groups.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Oct
Journal: Addiction 102 Suppl 2():43-57
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Diet;   Health Disparities;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Health Disparities;   Physical Activity;   Prevention;   Research Methodology;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Ethnic Groups;   genetics;   Health Status;   Humans;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Tobacco Use Disorder
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Authors: Haas JS, Fitzmaurice G, Brawarsky P, Liang SY, Hiatt RA, Klabunde CN, Brown ML, Phillips KA
Title: Association of regional variation in primary care physicians' colorectal cancer screening recommendations with individual use of colorectal cancer screening.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Oct
Journal: Prev Chronic Dis 4(4):A90
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice;   National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   Professional Practice Location;   Referral and Consultation;   United States
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Authors: Schenck AP, Klabunde CN, Warren JL, Peacock S, Davis WW, Hawley ST, Pignone M, Ransohoff DF
Title: Data sources for measuring colorectal endoscopy use among Medicare enrollees.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Oct
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16(10):2118-27
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Data Collection;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   North Carolina;   Reproducibility of Results;   Sigmoidoscopy;   South Carolina;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization;   Utilization Review
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Authors: Shavers VL
Title: Measurement of socioeconomic status in health disparities research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Sep
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 99(9):1013-23
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Economics of Cancer;   Health Disparities;   Prevention;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Continental Population Groups;   Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   ethics;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Services Research;   Health Status Indicators;   Humans;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Minority Groups;   Poverty;   Social Class;   Social Justice;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Lanier D, Breslau ES, Zapka JG, Fletcher RH, Ransohoff DF, Winawer SJ
Title: Improving colorectal cancer screening in primary care practice: innovative strategies and future directions.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Aug
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 22(8):1195-205
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Humans;   Medical Records Systems, Computerized;   organization & administration;   Patient Care Team;   Patient-Centered Care;   Primary Health Care;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   Reimbursement Mechanisms
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Legler JM, Warren JL, Baldwin LM, Schrag D
Title: A refined comorbidity measurement algorithm for claims-based studies of breast, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Aug
Journal: Ann Epidemiol 17(8):584-90
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Prostate;   Colorectal;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Algorithms;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare Part A;   Medicare Part B;   Neoplasm Staging;   Prognosis;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Reproducibility of Results;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Meissner HI, Wooten KG, Breen N, Singleton JA
Title: Comparing colorectal cancer screening and immunization status in older americans.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jul
Journal: Am J Prev Med 33(1):1-8
Topic(s): Screening;   Prevention;   Preventive & Screening Services
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Age Distribution;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Influenza Vaccines;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Pneumococcal Vaccines;   Preventive Health Services;   psychology;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Shavers VL
Title: Racial/ethnic variation in the anatomic subsite location of in situ and invasive cancers of the colon.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jul
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 99(7):733-48
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: African Americans;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colon;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   pathology;   Population Surveillance;   prevention & control;   Risk Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, McNeel TS, Waldron WR, Davis WW, Brown ML, Clauser S, Lawrence WF
Title: Health limitations and quality of life associated with cancer and other chronic diseases by phase of care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jul
Journal: Med Care 45(7):629-37
Topic(s): Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Case-Control Studies;   Chronic Disease;   Female;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Time Factors
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Authors: Breen N, A Cronin K, Meissner HI, Taplin SH, Tangka FK, Tiro JA, McNeel TS
Title: Reported drop in mammography : is this cause for concern?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jun 15
Journal: Cancer 109(12):2405-9
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Incidence;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   prevention & control;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Owen JE, Goldstein MS, Lee JH, Breen N, Rowland JH
Title: Use of health-related and cancer-specific support groups among adult cancer survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jun 15
Journal: Cancer 109(12):2580-9
Topic(s): Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): CHIS - Complementary & Alternative Medicine Survey (CHIS-CAM)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   complications;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services;   Health Services Needs and Demand;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Odds Ratio;   Prevalence;   Questionnaires;   Self-Help Groups;   Survivors;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Ramsey SD, Howlader N, Etzioni R, Brown ML, Warren JL, Newcomb P
Title: Surveillance endoscopy does not improve survival for patients with local and regional stage colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jun 01
Journal: Cancer 109(11):2222-8
Topic(s): Surveillance;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Case-Control Studies;   Colectomy;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Continuity of Patient Care;   Delivery of Health Care;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   Survival Rate;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Graff JN, Mori M, Li H, Garzotto M, Penson D, Potosky AL, Beer TM
Title: Predictors of overall and cancer-free survival of patients with localized prostate cancer treated with primary androgen suppression therapy: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Apr
Journal: J Urol 177(4):1307-12
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Aged;   agonists;   Androgen Antagonists;   Disease-Free Survival;   Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Multivariate Analysis;   Orchiectomy;   Prospective Studies;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Survival Rate;   therapeutic use;   therapy
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Authors: Makuc DM, Breen N, Meissner HI, Vernon SW, Cohen A
Title: Financial barriers to mammography: who pays out-of-pocket?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Apr
Journal: J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16(3):349-60
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Financing, Personal;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Expenditures;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Services Needs and Demand;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Poverty;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Women's Health
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Authors: Arora NK, Hamilton AS, Potosky AL, Rowland JH, Aziz NM, Bellizzi KM, Klabunde CN, McLaughlin W, Stevens J
Title: Population-based survivorship research using cancer registries: a study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Mar
Journal: J Cancer Surviv 1(1):49-63
Topic(s): Health-related Quality of Life;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Experience of Care & Health Outcomes of Survivors of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (ECHOS-NHL) Study
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   complications;   diagnosis;   Female;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Los Angeles;   Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;   Male;   Middle Aged;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Questionnaires;   Registries;   Research Design;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Solomon D, Breen N, McNeel T
Title: Cervical cancer screening rates in the United States and the potential impact of implementation of screening guidelines.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Mar-Apr
Journal: CA Cancer J Clin 57(2):105-11
Topic(s): Policy;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   diagnosis;   Female;   Guidelines as Topic;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Hysterectomy;   Middle Aged;   Papanicolaou Test;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Carney PA, Abraham LA, Miglioretti DL, Yabroff KR, Sickles EA, Buist DS, Kasales CJ, Geller BM, Rosenberg RD, Dignan MB, Weaver DL, Kerlikowske K, Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
Title: Factors associated with imaging and procedural events used to detect breast cancer after screening mammography.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Feb
Journal: AJR Am J Roentgenol 188(2):385-92
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Biopsy;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Prevalence;   Reproducibility of Results;   Risk Assessment;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Fagan P, Shavers V, Lawrence D, Gibson JT, Ponder P
Title: Cigarette smoking and quitting behaviors among unemployed adults in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Feb
Journal: Nicotine Tob Res 9(2):241-8
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Disparities;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Prevention;   Surveillance;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Occupation;   Tobacco - Quit Attempts/Smoking Cessation
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Behavior;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Prevalence;   psychology;   Smoking;   Smoking Cessation;   statistics & numerical data;   Tobacco Use Disorder;   Unemployment;   United States;   Workplace
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Authors: Meissner HI, Breen N, Taubman ML, Vernon SW, Graubard BI
Title: Which women aren't getting mammograms and why? (United States).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Feb
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 18(1):61-70
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Breast Neoplasms;   Demography;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Physician-Patient Relations;   prevention & control;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   radiography;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Zeliadt SB, Etzioni R, Ramsey SD, Penson DF, Potosky AL
Title: Trends in treatment costs for localized prostate cancer: the healthy screenee effect.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Feb
Journal: Med Care 45(2):154-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   analysis;   diagnosis;   economics;   Health Expenditures;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   therapy;   trends
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Authors: Adams EK, Breen N, Joski PJ
Title: Impact of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program on mammography and Pap test utilization among white, Hispanic, and African American women: 1996-2000.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jan 15
Journal: Cancer 109(2 Suppl):348-58
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Early Diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Services;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Davis WW, Lamont EB, Fahey A, Topor M, Brown ML, Warren JL
Title: Patient time costs associated with cancer care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jan 03
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 99(1):14-23
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Cost of Illness
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Corpus Uteri;   Gastric;   Head and Neck;   Lung;   Ovary;   Prostate;   Renal;   Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Case-Control Studies;   Cost of Illness;   diagnosis;   economics;   Female;   Health Resources;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Patients;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   Time;   United States;   utilization;   Utilization Review
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Ashbeck E, Rosenberg R
Title: Trends in time to completion of mammographic screening and follow-up services.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007 Jan
Journal: AJR Am J Roentgenol 188(1):242-5
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Delivery of Health Care;   epidemiology;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   New Mexico;   radiography;   statistics & numerical data;   Time and Motion Studies;   Time Factors;   trends
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Authors: Breen N, Yabroff KR, Meissner HI
Title: What proportion of breast cancers are detected by mammography in the United States?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007
Journal: Cancer Detect Prev 31(3):220-4
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Educational Status;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Income;   Logistic Models;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Predictive Value of Tests;   radiography;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Freedman A, Brown ML, Ballard-Barbash R, McNeel T, Taplin S
Title: Trends in abnormal cancer screening results in the United States of America.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2007
Journal: J Med Screen 14(2):67-72
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Papanicolaou Test;   Prevalence;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Yabroff KR, Feuer EJ, De Angelis R, Brown M
Title: Projecting the number of patients with colorectal carcinoma by phases of care in the US: 2000-2020.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Dec
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 17(10):1215-26
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Age Distribution;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Forecasting;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   mortality;   Prevalence;   Reproducibility of Results;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Ponce NA, Chawla N, Babey SH, Gatchell MS, Etzioni DA, Spencer BA, Brown ER, Breen N
Title: Is there a language divide in pap test use?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Nov
Journal: Med Care 44(11):998-1004
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Confidence Intervals;   Continental Population Groups;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   Emigration and Immigration;   Ethnic Groups;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Interviews as Topic;   Language;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   prevention & control;   Regression Analysis;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Time Factors;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Rakowski W, Meissner H, Vernon SW, Breen N, Rimer B, Clark MA
Title: Correlates of repeat and recent mammography for women ages 45 to 75 in the 2002 to 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS 2003).
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Nov
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15(11):2093-101
Topic(s): Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Odds Ratio;   Prevalence;   radiography;   Reproducibility of Results;   Social Class;   United States
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Authors: Zeliadt SB, Potosky AL, Penson DF, Etzioni R
Title: Survival benefit associated with adjuvant androgen deprivation therapy combined with radiotherapy for high- and low-risk patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Oct 01
Journal: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66(2):395-402
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Androgen Antagonists;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   drug therapy;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   radiotherapy;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Survival Analysis;   therapeutic use
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Authors: Cronin DP, Harlan LC, Potosky AL, Clegg LX, Stevens JL, Mooney MM
Title: Patterns of care for adjuvant therapy in a random population-based sample of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Oct
Journal: Am J Gastroenterol 101(10):2308-18
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Geller BM, Ichikawa LE, Buist DS, Sickles EA, Carney PA, Yankaskas BC, Dignan M, Kerlikowske K, Yabroff KR, Barlow W, Rosenberg RD, Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
Title: Improving the concordance of mammography assessment and management recommendations.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Oct
Journal: Radiology 241(1):67-75
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Retrospective Studies;   standards
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Harlan LC, Warren JL
Title: Data sources for measuring comorbidity: a comparison of hospital records and medicare claims for cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Oct
Journal: Med Care 44(10):921-8
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies;   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Comorbidity;   Female;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Medical Audit;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Bulliard JL, Sasieni P, Klabunde C, De Landtsheer JP, Yankaskas BC, Fracheboud J
Title: Methodological issues in international comparison of interval breast cancers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Sep 01
Journal: Int J Cancer 119(5):1158-63
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Female;   Humans;   Incidental Findings;   International Cooperation;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   radiography
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Authors: Reeve BB, Potosky AL, Willis GB
Title: Should function and bother be measured and reported separately for prostate cancer quality-of-life domains?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Sep
Journal: Urology 68(3):599-603
Topic(s): Cognitive Methods in Survey Research;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Health-related Quality of Life
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: complications;   diagnosis;   Humans;   Male;   physiopathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Life
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Authors: Shavers VL, Fagan P, Alexander LA, Clayton R, Doucet J, Baezconde-Garbanati L
Title: Workplace and home smoking restrictions and racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence and intensity of current cigarette smoking among women by poverty status, TUS-CPS 1998-1999 and 2001-2002.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Sep
Journal: J Epidemiol Community Health 60 Suppl 2():34-43
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Disparities;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Policy;   Prevention;   Surveillance;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Health Disparities;   Tobacco - Occupation;   Tobacco - Second-hand Smoke Exposure;   Tobacco - Tobacco Control Policies;   Tobacco - Tobacco Control Programs;   Tobacco - Home Smoking Restrictions;   Tobacco - Workplace Smoking Restrictions
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   ethnology;   Female;   Humans;   organization & administration;   Prevalence;   prevention & control;   Public Policy;   Smoking;   Smoking Cessation;   United States;   Women;   Women, Working;   Workplace
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Authors: Baldwin LM, Klabunde CN, Green P, Barlow W, Wright G
Title: In search of the perfect comorbidity measure for use with administrative claims data: does it exist?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Aug
Journal: Med Care 44(8):745-53
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Male;   Medicare;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program
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Authors: Han PK, Coates RJ, Uhler RJ, Breen N
Title: Decision making in prostate-specific antigen screening National Health Interview Survey, 2000.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 May
Journal: Am J Prev Med 30(5):394-404
Topic(s): Decision-making;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   blood;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   Decision Making;   Humans;   Interviews as Topic;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.);   Physician-Patient Relations;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Schenck AP, Davis WW
Title: Barriers to colorectal cancer screening among Medicare consumers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Apr
Journal: Am J Prev Med 30(4):313-9
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): CMS-NCI Medicare CRC Screening Pilot Project
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Communication Barriers;   epidemiology;   Female;   Guidelines as Topic;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   North Carolina;   Occult Blood;   Physician-Patient Relations;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   Referral and Consultation;   Sigmoidoscopes;   South Carolina;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization
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Authors: McQueen A, Vernon SW, Meissner HI, Klabunde CN, Rakowski W
Title: Are there gender differences in colorectal cancer test use prevalence and correlates?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15(4):782-91
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
Keywords: Aged;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Patient Compliance;   Prevalence;   prevention & control;   Sex Factors;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Schenck AP, Klabunde CN, Davis WW
Title: Racial differences in colorectal cancer test use by Medicare consumers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Apr
Journal: Am J Prev Med 30(4):320-6
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   North Carolina;   Occult Blood;   prevention & control;   Sigmoidoscopy;   South Carolina;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization
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Authors: Vadaparampil ST, Wideroff L, Breen N, Trapido E
Title: The impact of acculturation on awareness of genetic testing for increased cancer risk among Hispanics in the year 2000 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15(4):618-23
Topic(s): Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Acculturation;   Adult;   Awareness;   Female;   Florida;   Genetic Testing;   genetics;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Male;   Medically Underserved Area;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Odds Ratio;   Questionnaires;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Shavers BS
Title: Racism and health inequity among Americans.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Mar
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 98(3):386-96
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Delivery of Health Care;   Health Status;   Humans;   Prejudice;   Social Environment;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Abrams J, Stevens JL, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Community-based use of chemotherapy and hormonal therapy for early-stage breast cancer: 1987-2000.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 24(6):872-7
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   analysis;   Anthracyclines;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;   Breast Neoplasms;   chemistry;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Drug Prescriptions;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Lymphatic Metastasis;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Receptors, Estrogen;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators;   statistics & numerical data;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   Tumor Markers, Biological
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Authors: Earle CC, Schrag D, Neville BA, Yabroff KR, Topor M, Fahey A, Trimble EL, Bodurka DC, Bristow RE, Carney M, Warren JL
Title: Effect of surgeon specialty on processes of care and outcomes for ovarian cancer patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 98(3):172-80
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Analysis of Variance;   Confidence Intervals;   epidemiology;   Female;   General Surgery;   Gynecology;   Humans;   Lymph Node Excision;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   Odds Ratio;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Ovariectomy;   pathology;   Proportional Hazards Models;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   Survival Rate;   Treatment Outcome;   United States
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Authors: Schrag D, Earle C, Xu F, Panageas KS, Yabroff KR, Bristow RE, Trimble EL, Warren JL
Title: Associations between hospital and surgeon procedure volumes and patient outcomes after ovarian cancer resection.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 98(3):163-71
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Confidence Intervals;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gynecologic Surgical Procedures;   Hospital Mortality;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Length of Stay;   Medicare;   mortality;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Ovariectomy;   Quality Indicators, Health Care;   Risk Adjustment;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   Survival Rate;   Time Factors;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   Workload
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Authors: Meissner HI, Breen N, Klabunde CN, Vernon SW
Title: Patterns of colorectal cancer screening uptake among men and women in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15(2):389-94
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Sex Factors;   Sigmoidoscopy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Swan J, Breen N, Burhansstipanov L, Satter DE, Davis WW, McNeel T, Snipp CM
Title: Cancer screening and risk factor rates among American Indians.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Feb
Journal: Am J Public Health 96(2):340-50
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Prevention;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance;   Treatment;   Weight Status
Tumor Site(s): Cervical;   Colorectal;   Breast;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: California;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Humans;   Indians, North American;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Prevalence;   Risk Factors
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Authors: Brown ML, Goldie SJ, Draisma G, Harford J, Lipscomb J
Title: Health service interventions for cancer control in developing countries
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2006
Book Editors: Jamison Dean T, World Bank, Disease Control Priorities Project
Book Title: Disease control priorities in developing countries
ISBN: 0821361791External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Prevention;   Screening;   Treatment;   Economics of Cancer;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal;   Esophagus;   Gastric;   Liver;   Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none
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Authors: Brown ML, Yabroff KR
Title: Economic impact of cancer in the United States
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2006
Book Editors: Schottenfeld David, Fraumeni Joseph F
Book Title: Cancer epidemiology and prevention
ISBN: 9780195149616External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none
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Authors: Mariotto AB, Feuer EJ, Harlan LC, Abrams J
Title: Dissemination of adjuvant multiagent chemotherapy and tamoxifen for breast cancer in the United States using estrogen receptor information: 1975-1999.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 7-15
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   analysis;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   diagnosis;   Diffusion of Innovation;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Meta-Analysis as Topic;   Middle Aged;   Models, Statistical;   Neoplasm Staging;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Receptors, Estrogen;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Schenck AP, Peacock S, Pignone M, Jackson E, Gunter N, Klabunde CN
Title: Increasing colorectal cancer testing: translating physician interventions into population-based practice.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006 Spring
Journal: Health Care Financ Rev 27(3):25-35
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   North Carolina;   Organizational Case Studies;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   South Carolina;   utilization
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Authors: Viswanath K, Breen N, Meissner H, Moser RP, Hesse B, Steele WR, Rakowski W
Title: Cancer knowledge and disparities in the information age.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2006
Journal: J Health Commun 11 Suppl 1():1-17
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Prevention
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Information Dissemination;   Male;   Medical Informatics;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Risk-Taking;   Smoking;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Sunburn;   United States
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Authors: Harlan LC, Greene AL, Clegg LX, Mooney M, Stevens JL, Brown ML
Title: Insurance status and the use of guideline therapy in the treatment of selected cancers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Dec 20
Journal: J Clin Oncol 23(36):9079-88
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal;   Corpus Uteri;   Lung;   Ovary;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   economics;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Male;   Medicaid;   Medically Uninsured;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: National Cancer Institute
Title: Cancer Trends Progress Report - 2005 Update
Type: Report
Date: 2005 Dec
Report:
Topic(s): Monitoring Risk Factors;   Tobacco
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: none
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Authors: Goldie SJ, Gaffikin L, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD, Gordillo-Tobar A, Levin C, Mahé C, Wright TC, Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention Cost Working Group
Title: Cost-effectiveness of cervical-cancer screening in five developing countries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Nov 17
Journal: N Engl J Med 353(20):2158-68
Topic(s): Screening;   Economics of Cancer
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   Developing Countries;   DNA, Viral;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   genetics;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   isolation & purification;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Papillomaviridae;   prevention & control;   Time Factors;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Warren JL, Weaver DL, Bocklage T, Key CR, Platz CE, Cronin KA, Ballard-Barbash R, Willey SC, Harlan LC
Title: The frequency of ipsilateral second tumors after breast-conserving surgery for DCIS: a population based analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer 104(9):1840-8
Topic(s): Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating;   Cohort Studies;   Disease-Free Survival;   Female;   Humans;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Recurrence, Local;   pathology;   Population Surveillance;   Prognosis;   surgery;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Berry DA, Cronin KA, Plevritis SK, Fryback DG, Clarke L, Zelen M, Mandelblatt JS, Yakovlev AY, Habbema JD, Feuer EJ, Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) Collaborators
Title: Effect of screening and adjuvant therapy on mortality from breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Oct 27
Journal: N Engl J Med 353(17):1784-92
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Screening;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Models, Statistical;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   radiography;   SEER Program;   Survival Analysis;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Edwards BK, Brown ML, Wingo PA, Howe HL, Ward E, Ries LA, Schrag D, Jamison PM, Jemal A, Wu XC, Friedman C, Harlan L, Warren J, Anderson RN, Pickle LW
Title: Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2002, featuring population-based trends in cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Oct 05
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 97(19):1407-27
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Lung;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Age Distribution;   American Cancer Society;   Breast Neoplasms;   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.);   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   ethnology;   Evidence-Based Medicine;   Female;   Forecasting;   Humans;   Incidence;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medical Records Systems, Computerized;   Mortality;   mortality;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Population Surveillance;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Prevalence;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Health Care;   Registries;   SEER Program;   Sex Distribution;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde C, Breen N, Meissner H, Subramanian S
Title: Use of colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Sep
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14(9):2279-1
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   Occult Blood;   Patient Compliance;   Reproducibility of Results;   utilization
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Vernon SW, Nadel MR, Breen N, Seeff LC, Brown ML
Title: Barriers to colorectal cancer screening: a comparison of reports from primary care physicians and average-risk adults.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Sep
Journal: Med Care 43(9):939-44
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice;   National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Communication Barriers;   Diagnostic Tests, Routine;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Education;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   Referral and Consultation;   Retrospective Studies;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Baldwin LM, Dobie SA, Billingsley K, Cai Y, Wright GE, Dominitz JA, Barlow W, Warren JL, Taplin SH
Title: Explaining black-white differences in receipt of recommended colon cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Aug 17
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 97(16):1211-20
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Comorbidity;   drug therapy;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Length of Stay;   Male;   Medicare;   Odds Ratio;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Retrospective Studies;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   Severity of Illness Index;   Social Support;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   therapy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Shavers VL, Fagan P, Lawrence D, McCaskill-Stevens W, McDonald P, Browne D, McLinden D, Christian M, Trimble E
Title: Barriers to racial/ethnic minority application and competition for NIH research funding.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Aug
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 97(8):1063-77
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Data Collection;   Ethnic Groups;   Humans;   methods;   Minority Groups;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Prejudice;   Research Support as Topic;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Lawrence D, Fagan P, Gibson JT
Title: Racial/ethnic variation in cigarette smoking among the civilian US population by occupation and industry, TUS-CPS 1998-1999.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Aug
Journal: Prev Med 41(2):597-606
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Health Disparities;   Tobacco - Occupation
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Humans;   Industry;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Occupational Health;   Occupations;   Organizational Policy;   Prevalence;   Smoking;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States;   Workplace
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Authors: Stephenson RA, Mori M, Hsieh YC, Beer TM, Stanford JL, Gilliland FD, Hoffman RM, Potosky AL
Title: Treatment of erectile dysfunction following therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer: patient reported use and outcomes from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Aug
Journal: J Urol 174(2):646-50; discussion 650
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: 3',5'-Cyclic-GMP Phosphodiesterases;   adverse effects;   Aged;   antagonists & inhibitors;   Cohort Studies;   drug therapy;   Erectile Dysfunction;   etiology;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Multicenter Studies as Topic;   Penile Implantation;   Piperazines;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Purines;   radiotherapy;   SEER Program;   Sulfones;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   therapy
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Kerner JF
Title: Variations in surgery for early-stage breast cancer: what are we measuring?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Jul 16-22
Journal: Lancet 366(9481):188-90
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   Mastectomy;   methods;   mortality;   Patient Satisfaction;   Quality of Health Care;   surgery;   Survival Rate;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Warren JL, Knopf K, Davis WW, Brown ML
Title: Estimating patient time costs associated with colorectal cancer care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Jul
Journal: Med Care 43(7):640-8
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Cost of Illness;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Costs and Cost Analysis;   economics;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Medicare;   SEER Program;   therapy;   Time;   Travel;   United States
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Authors: Cronin DP, Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Stevens JL, Yuan G, Davis TA
Title: Patterns of care in a population-based random sample of patients diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Jun
Journal: Hematol Oncol 23(2):73-81
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lymphoma
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antibodies, Monoclonal;   Antibodies, Monoclonal, Murine-Derived;   Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;   Cause of Death;   classification;   Community Health Services;   Female;   Humans;   Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   Registries;   Risk Factors;   therapeutic use;   therapy
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Authors: Mandelblatt JS, Schechter CB, Yabroff KR, Lawrence W, Dignam J, Extermann M, Fox S, Orosz G, Silliman R, Cullen J, Balducci L, Breast Cancer in Older Women Research Consortium
Title: Toward optimal screening strategies for older women. Costs, benefits, and harms of breast cancer screening by age, biology, and health status.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Jun
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 20(6):487-96
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   Disease Progression;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Models, Econometric;   Monte Carlo Method;   Neoplasm Staging;   prevention & control;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   standards;   Stochastic Processes;   Survival Analysis;   Tumor Markers, Biological;   utilization;   Value of Life
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Authors: Penson DF, McLerran D, Feng Z, Li L, Albertsen PC, Gilliland FD, Hamilton A, Hoffman RM, Stephenson RA, Potosky AL, Stanford JL
Title: 5-year urinary and sexual outcomes after radical prostatectomy: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 May
Journal: J Urol 173(5):1701-5
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   adverse effects;   Aged;   epidemiology;   Erectile Dysfunction;   etiology;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Registries;   surgery;   Time Factors;   Urinary Incontinence
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Authors: Finney Rutten LJ, Meissner HI, Breen N, Vernon SW, Rimer BK
Title: Factors associated with men's use of prostate-specific antigen screening: evidence from Health Information National Trends Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Apr
Journal: Prev Med 40(4):461-8
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
Keywords: Aged;   analysis;   Decision Making;   diagnosis;   Educational Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Office Visits;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Reeve BB, Harlan LC, Davis WW, Potosky AL
Title: Do patients consistently report comorbid conditions over time?: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Apr
Journal: Med Care 43(4):391-400
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Comorbidity;   epidemiology;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Self Disclosure;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Hoffman RM, Stone SN, Espey D, Potosky AL
Title: Differences between men with screening-detected versus clinically diagnosed prostate cancers in the USA.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Mar 08
Journal: BMC Cancer 5():27
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Cohort Studies;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Social Class;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Barry J, Breen N
Title: The importance of place of residence in predicting late-stage diagnosis of breast or cervical cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Mar
Journal: Health Place 11(1):15-29
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Disparities;   Policy;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program;   National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Distribution;   Breast Neoplasms;   classification;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Medically Underserved Area;   Middle Aged;   Poverty;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Urban Population;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Trimble EL, Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Stevens JL
Title: Pre-operative imaging, surgery and adjuvant therapy for women diagnosed with cancer of the corpus uteri in community practice in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Mar
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 96(3):741-8
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Corpus Uteri
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Adult;   African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   diagnosis;   Endometrial Neoplasms;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Preoperative Care;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   SEER Program;   surgery;   therapy
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Authors: Wingo PA, Howe HL, Thun MJ, Ballard-Barbash R, Ward E, Brown ML, Sylvester J, Friedell GH, Alley L, Rowland JH, Edwards BK
Title: A national framework for cancer surveillance in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Mar
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 16(2):151-70
Topic(s): Monitoring Risk Factors;   Research Methodology;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: American Cancer Society;   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.);   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   Disease Progression;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   methods;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Palliative Care;   Population Surveillance;   Primary Prevention;   Public Policy;   Quality of Life;   Registries;   Social Class;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Trimble EL, Harlan LC, Clegg LX
Title: Untreated cervical cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Feb
Journal: Gynecol Oncol 96(2):271-7
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   epidemiology;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   therapy;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Klabunde CN, Myers R, Brown ML
Title: Physician recommendations for follow-up of positive fecal occult blood tests.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Feb
Journal: Med Care Res Rev 62(1):79-110
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Feces;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Models, Theoretical;   Occult Blood;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Referral and Consultation
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Authors: Nadel MR, Shapiro JA, Klabunde CN, Seeff LC, Uhler R, Smith RA, Ransohoff DF
Title: A national survey of primary care physicians' methods for screening for fecal occult blood.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Jan 18
Journal: Ann Intern Med 142(2):86-94
Topic(s): Screening;   Policy;   Preventive & Screening Services
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice;   National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   diagnosis;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Family;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   prevention & control;   United States
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Authors: Rodgers A, Subcommittee on Populations National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
Title: Eliminating health disparities: strengthening data on race, ethnicity, and primary language in the United States
Type: Book, Whole
Date: 2005 Jan
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none

Authors: Breen N, Meissner HI
Title: Toward a system of cancer screening in the United States: trends and opportunities.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005
Journal: Annu Rev Public Health 26():561-82
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Policy;   Prevention;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   economics;   Efficiency, Organizational;   epidemiology;   Forecasting;   Health Planning;   Health Services Accessibility;   Health Services Misuse;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Neoplasms;   organization & administration;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Patient Selection;   Population Surveillance;   prevention & control;   psychology;   Public Health;   Referral and Consultation;   statistics & numerical data;   Total Quality Management;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Michaud DS, Midthune D, Hermansen S, Leitzmann M, Harlan LC, Kipnis V, Schatzkin A
Title: Comparison of cancer registry case ascertainment with SEER estimates and self-reporting in a subset of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005
Journal: J Regist Manage 32():70-75
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none

Authors: Yabroff KR, Lawrence WF, King JC, Mangan P, Washington KS, Yi B, Kerner JF, Mandelblatt JS
Title: Geographic disparities in cervical cancer mortality: what are the roles of risk factor prevalence, screening, and use of recommended treatment?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2005 Spring
Journal: J Rural Health 21(2):149-57
Topic(s): Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   mortality;   Papillomavirus Infections;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Risk Assessment;   Risk Factors;   Rural Health;   Rural Health Services;   statistics & numerical data;   supply & distribution;   therapy;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears;   virology
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Authors: Etzioni DA, Ponce NA, Babey SH, Spencer BA, Brown ER, Ko CY, Chawla N, Breen N, Klabunde CN
Title: A population-based study of colorectal cancer test use: results from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Dec 01
Journal: Cancer 101(11):2523-32
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Cancer Control Items
Keywords: Aged;   California;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Patient Education as Topic;   Risk Factors;   Sex Factors;   utilization
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Authors: Reid BC, Warren JL, Rozier G
Title: Comorbidity and early diagnosis of head and neck cancer in a Medicare population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Dec
Journal: Am J Prev Med 27(5):373-8
Topic(s): Risk Factors;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   Early Diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Head and Neck Neoplasms;   Humans;   Incidence;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicaid;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Odds Ratio;   organization & administration;   Registries;   Risk Assessment;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   Sex Distribution;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Zeliadt SB, Potosky AL, Etzioni R, Ramsey SD, Penson DF
Title: Racial disparity in primary and adjuvant treatment for nonmetastatic prostate cancer: SEER-Medicare trends 1991 to 1999.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Dec
Journal: Urology 64(6):1171-6
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Hoffman RM, Gilliland FD, Penson DF, Stone SN, Hunt WC, Potosky AL
Title: Cross-sectional and longitudinal comparisons of health-related quality of life between patients with prostate carcinoma and matched controls.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Nov 01
Journal: Cancer 101(9):2011-9
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Cross-Sectional Studies;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Intestinal Diseases;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   physiopathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Sexual Behavior;   Urination Disorders
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Authors: Legler JM, Davis WW, Potosky AL, Hoffman RM
Title: Latent variable modelling of recovery trajectories: sexual function following radical prostatectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Sep 30
Journal: Stat Med 23(18):2875-93
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Erectile Dysfunction;   Humans;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Models, Statistical;   physiopathology;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Potosky AL, Davis WW, Hoffman RM, Stanford JL, Stephenson RA, Penson DF, Harlan LC
Title: Five-year outcomes after prostatectomy or radiotherapy for prostate cancer: the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Sep 15
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 96(18):1358-67
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Erectile Dysfunction;   etiology;   Fecal Incontinence;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prospective Studies;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   Questionnaires;   radiotherapy;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   Research Design;   Selection Bias;   Socioeconomic Factors;   surgery;   therapy;   Urinary Incontinence
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Authors: Bastani R, Yabroff KR, Myers RE, Glenn B
Title: Interventions to improve follow-up of abnormal findings in cancer screening.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Sep 01
Journal: Cancer 101(5 Suppl):1188-200
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Continuity of Patient Care;   diagnosis;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Intervention Studies;   Mass Screening;   Neoplasms;   Patient Compliance;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   standards;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Lawrence WF, Clauser S, Davis WW, Brown ML
Title: Burden of illness in cancer survivors: findings from a population-based national sample.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Sep 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 96(17):1322-30
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;   Adult;   Age Distribution;   Aged;   Case-Control Studies;   Cost of Illness;   Educational Status;   Efficiency;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Status;   Health Status Indicators;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Prevalence;   Quality of Life;   Questionnaires;   Sex Distribution;   statistics & numerical data;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Mysliwiec PA, Brown ML, Klabunde CN, Ransohoff DF
Title: Are physicians doing too much colonoscopy? A national survey of colorectal surveillance after polypectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Aug 17
Journal: Ann Intern Med 141(4):264-71
Topic(s): Screening;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice
Keywords: Adenoma;   Colonic Polyps;   Colonoscopy;   Gastroenterology;   General Surgery;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Hyperplasia;   pathology;   Patient Satisfaction;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Questionnaires;   surgery;   Time Factors;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Potosky AL, Saxman S, Wallace RB, Lynch CF
Title: Population variations in the initial treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Aug 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol 22(16):3261-8
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Marital Status;   Medical Records;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy
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Authors: Ayanian JZ, Chrischilles EA, Fletcher RH, Fouad MN, Harrington DP, Kahn KL, Kiefe CI, Lipscomb J, Malin JL, Potosky AL, Provenzale DT, Sandler RS, van Ryn M, Wallace RB, Weeks JC, West DW
Title: Understanding cancer treatment and outcomes: the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Aug 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 22(15):2992-6
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS);   Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Hewitt M, Devesa SS, Breen N
Title: Cervical cancer screening among U.S. women: analyses of the 2000 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Aug
Journal: Prev Med 39(2):270-8
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Status;   Humans;   Hysterectomy;   Incidence;   Insurance;   Interviews as Topic;   Logistic Models;   Marital Status;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Papanicolaou Test;   Prevalence;   Questionnaires;   Risk Factors;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Rao RS, Graubard BI, Breen N, Gastwirth JL
Title: Understanding the factors underlying disparities in cancer screening rates using the Peters-Belson approach: results from the 1998 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Aug
Journal: Med Care 42(8):789-800
Topic(s): Methods for Assessing Risk Factors;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   African Continental Ancestry Group;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Diagnostic Tests, Routine;   Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Services Accessibility;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Male;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.);   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Poverty;   Prejudice;   Probability;   psychology;   Regression Analysis;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Mandelblatt JS, Schechter CB, Yabroff KR, Lawrence W, Dignam J, Muennig P, Chavez Y, Cullen J, Fahs M
Title: Benefits and costs of interventions to improve breast cancer outcomes in African American women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Jul 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 22(13):2554-66
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Health Disparities;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   economics;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Models, Theoretical;   Survival Analysis;   therapy
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Authors: O'Malley AS, Beaton E, Yabroff KR, Abramson R, Mandelblatt J
Title: Patient and provider barriers to colorectal cancer screening in the primary care safety-net.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Jul
Journal: Prev Med 39(1):56-63
Topic(s): Screening;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Attitude to Health;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   District of Columbia;   Female;   Focus Groups;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medically Uninsured;   Middle Aged;   Poverty;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   psychology;   Urban Population
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Authors: Rakowski W, Breen N, Meissner H, Rimer BK, Vernon SW, Clark MA, Freedman AN
Title: Prevalence and correlates of repeat mammography among women aged 55-79 in the Year 2000 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Jul
Journal: Prev Med 39(1):1-10
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Educational Status;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Income;   Logistic Models;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.);   Prevalence;   Preventive Health Services;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization;   Women's Health
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Authors: Ross LE, Coates RJ, Breen N, Uhler RJ, Potosky AL, Blackman D
Title: Prostate-specific antigen test use reported in the 2000 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Jun
Journal: Prev Med 38(6):732-44
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   diagnosis;   Health Behavior;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Social Class;   United States
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Authors: Vernon SW, Meissner H, Klabunde C, Rimer BK, Ahnen DJ, Bastani R, Mandelson MT, Nadel MR, Sheinfeld-Gorin S, Zapka J
Title: Measures for ascertaining use of colorectal cancer screening in behavioral, health services, and epidemiologic research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Jun
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13(6):898-905
Topic(s): Screening;   Research Methodology;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): CMS-NCI Medicare CRC Screening Pilot Project
Keywords: Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Comprehension;   diagnosis;   Diagnostic Tests, Routine;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   Mental Recall;   methods;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Occult Blood;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Questionnaires;   Self Disclosure;   Sigmoidoscopy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Seeff LC, Nadel MR, Klabunde CN, Thompson T, Shapiro JA, Vernon SW, Coates RJ
Title: Patterns and predictors of colorectal cancer test use in the adult U.S. population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 May 15
Journal: Cancer 100(10):2093-103
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Diagnostic Tests, Routine;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Predictive Value of Tests;   prevention & control;   Sigmoidoscopy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Breen N, Vernon SW, Meissner HI, Freedman AN, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: What factors are associated with diagnostic follow-up after abnormal mammograms? Findings from a U.S. National Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 May
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13(5):723-32
Topic(s): Epidemiologic, Experimental, & Methodological Studies;   Epidemiology Studies & Related Methods;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Attitude to Health;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cohort Studies;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Behavior;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Patient Compliance;   Probability;   Risk Factors;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Riley GF, Mandelson MT, Frame PS, Brown ML
Title: Health plan policies and programs for colorectal cancer screening: a national profile.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Apr
Journal: Am J Manag Care 10(4):273-9
Topic(s): Screening;   Health Care Systems;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice
Keywords: Accreditation;   Capitation Fee;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Insurance, Health;   Mass Screening;   Medicaid;   Medicare;   Models, Organizational;   organization & administration;   Organizational Policy;   Ownership;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Preventive Health Services;   Primary Health Care;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Mandelblatt JS, Ingham J
Title: The quality of medical care at the end-of-life in the USA: existing barriers and examples of process and outcome measures.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Apr
Journal: Palliat Med 18(3):202-16
Topic(s): Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Advance Directives;   Attitude to Death;   Goals;   Humans;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Public Opinion;   Quality of Health Care;   standards;   Terminal Care;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Brown M, Klabunde CN, Potosky AL, Davis W, Moul J, Fahey A
Title: Race/ethnicity and the intensity of medical monitoring under 'watchful waiting' for prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Mar
Journal: Med Care 42(3):239-50
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   Aftercare;   Aged;   Analysis of Variance;   blood;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Follow-Up Studies;   Health Services Research;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medicare;   methods;   Multivariate Analysis;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Registries;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Brown ML, Potosky AL, Klabunde CN, Davis WW, Moul JW, Fahey A
Title: Race/ethnicity and the receipt of watchful waiting for the initial management of prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004 Feb
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 19(2):146-55
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Life Expectancy;   Male;   Odds Ratio;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Lipscomb J, Donaldson MS, Arora NK, Brown ML, Clauser SB, Potosky AL, Reeve BB, Rowland JH, Snyder CF, Taplin SH
Title: Cancer outcomes research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 178-97
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Cost of Illness;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Neoplasms;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Patient Satisfaction;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   therapy
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Authors: Mandelblatt J, Armetta C, Yabroff KR, Liang W, Lawrence W
Title: Descriptive review of the literature on breast cancer outcomes: 1990 through 2000.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 8-44
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   mortality;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   psychology;   Quality of Life;   therapy
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Authors: Yankaskas BC, Klabunde CN, Ancelle-Park R, Renner G, Wang H, Fracheboud J, Pou G, Bulliard JL, International Breast Cancer Screening Network
Title: International comparison of performance measures for screening mammography: can it be done?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2004
Journal: J Med Screen 11(4):187-93
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Research Methodology;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Databases, Factual;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Predictive Value of Tests;   prevention & control;   radiography;   standards
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Authors: Ellison GL, Warren JL, Knopf KB, Brown ML
Title: Racial differences in the receipt of bowel surveillance following potentially curative colorectal cancer surgery.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Dec
Journal: Health Serv Res 38(6 Pt 2):1885-903
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aftercare;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   standards;   surgery;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Gordis L
Title: Does stage at diagnosis influence the observed relationship between socioeconomic status and breast cancer incidence, case-fatality, and mortality?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Dec
Journal: Soc Sci Med 57(12):2265-79
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   classification;   diagnosis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Poisson Distribution;   Poverty;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Warren JL
Title: Chemotherapy in women with breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Nov 18
Journal: Ann Intern Med 139(10):868; author reply 868-9
Topic(s): Treatment;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   drug therapy;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   SEER Program;   therapeutic use;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Gordis L
Title: Assessment of a national health interview survey-based method of measuring community socioeconomic status.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Nov
Journal: Ann Epidemiol 13(10):721-6
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Confidentiality;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Mortality;   Poisson Distribution;   Social Class;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Deeken JF, Taylor KL, Mangan P, Yabroff KR, Ingham JM
Title: Care for the caregivers: a review of self-report instruments developed to measure the burden, needs, and quality of life of informal caregivers.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Oct
Journal: J Pain Symptom Manage 26(4):922-53
Topic(s): Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Caregivers;   Humans;   Needs Assessment;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Self-Assessment
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Authors: Hoffman RM, Harlan LC, Klabunde CN, Gilliland FD, Stephenson RA, Hunt WC, Potosky AL
Title: Racial differences in initial treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer. Results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Oct
Journal: J Gen Intern Med 18(10):845-53
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Data Collection;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Prospective Studies;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Questionnaires;   Radiotherapy;   Random Allocation;   Registries;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Meissner HI, Breen N, Yabroff KR
Title: Whatever happened to clinical breast examinations?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Oct
Journal: Am J Prev Med 25(3):259-63
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN);   National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Physical Examination;   prevention & control;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   utilization
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Authors: Sansbury LB, Klabunde CN, Mysliwiec P, Brown ML
Title: Physicians' use of nonphysician healthcare providers for colorectal cancer screening.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Oct
Journal: Am J Prev Med 25(3):179-86
Topic(s): Screening;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice
Keywords: Adult;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Nurse Practitioners;   Occult Blood;   Physician Assistants;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   Sigmoidoscopy;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Harlan LC, Clegg LX, Trimble EL
Title: Trends in surgery and chemotherapy for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Sep 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol 21(18):3488-94
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Hospitals, Teaching;   Humans;   Lymph Node Excision;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   Ovariectomy;   pathology;   Socioeconomic Factors;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Mariotto A, Warren JL, Knopf KB, Feuer EJ
Title: The prevalence of patients with colorectal carcinoma under care in the U.S.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Sep 15
Journal: Cancer 98(6):1253-61
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Medicare;   Prevalence;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Mangan PA, Taylor KL, Yabroff KR, Fleming DA, Ingham JM
Title: Caregiving near the end of life: unmet needs and potential solutions.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Sep
Journal: Palliat Support Care 1(3):247-59
Topic(s): Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Cancer Care Facilities;   Caregivers;   Cost of Illness;   District of Columbia;   Female;   Focus Groups;   Health Services Needs and Demand;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Palliative Care;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   standards
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Authors: Warren JL, Harlan LC
Title: Can cancer registry data be used to study cancer treatment?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Sep
Journal: Med Care 41(9):1003-5
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Medical Records;   Rectal Neoplasms;   Registries;   Research Design;   SEER Program;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Washington KS, Leader A, Neilson E, Mandelblatt J
Title: Is the promise of cancer-screening programs being compromised? Quality of follow-up care after abnormal screening results.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Sep
Journal: Med Care Res Rev 60(3):294-331
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Cervical;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Continuity of Patient Care;   diagnosis;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Mass Screening;   Patient Compliance;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   standards;   therapy;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Brown ML, Klabunde CN, Mysliwiec P
Title: Current capacity for endoscopic colorectal cancer screening in the United States: data from the National Cancer Institute Survey of Colorectal Cancer Screening Practices.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Aug 01
Journal: Am J Med 115(2):129-33
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Policy;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice
Keywords: Academies and Institutes;   Adult;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gastroenterology;   General Surgery;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Resources;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   prevention & control;   Primary Health Care;   Sigmoidoscopy;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization;   Utilization Review
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Authors: Kerner JF, Yedidia M, Padgett D, Muth B, Washington KS, Tefft M, Yabroff KR, Makariou E, Freeman H, Mandelblatt JS
Title: Realizing the promise of breast cancer screening: clinical follow-up after abnormal screening among Black women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Aug
Journal: Prev Med 37(2):92-101
Topic(s): Screening;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   African Continental Ancestry Group;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   New York City;   Risk Factors;   Socioeconomic Factors
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Authors: Freedman AN, Wideroff L, Olson L, Davis W, Klabunde C, Srinath KP, Reeve BB, Croyle RT, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: US physicians' attitudes toward genetic testing for cancer susceptibility.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Jul 01
Journal: Am J Med Genet A 120A(1):63-71
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Prevention
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Physician Survey on Cancer Susceptibility Testing
Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel;   diagnosis;   Genetic Predisposition to Disease;   Genetic Testing;   genetics;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasms;   Odds Ratio;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physician's Role;   Physicians;   Questionnaires;   Regression Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Harlan LC, Hankey BF
Title: The surveillance, epidemiology, and end-results program database as a resource for conducting descriptive epidemiologic and clinical studies.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Jun 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol 21(12):2232-3
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Program
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   pathology;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Goldman DP, Berry SH, McCabe MS, Kilgore ML, Potosky AL, Schoenbaum ML, Schonlau M, Weeks JC, Kaplan R, Escarce JJ
Title: Incremental treatment costs in national cancer institute-sponsored clinical trials.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Jun 11
Journal: JAMA 289(22):2970-7
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Economics of Cancer - Clinical Trials;   Policy;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Insurance, Health, Reimbursement;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Research Support as Topic;   Retrospective Studies;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Snyder C, Harlan L, Knopf K, Potosky A, Kaplan R
Title: Patterns of care for the treatment of bladder cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 May
Journal: J Urol 169(5):1697-701
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Urinary Bladder
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Female;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Middle Aged;   pathology;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Mangan P, Mandelblatt J
Title: Effectiveness of interventions to increase Papanicolaou smear use.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 May-Jun
Journal: J Am Board Fam Pract 16(3):188-203
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Female;   Humans;   Papanicolaou Test;   Patient Education as Topic;   Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic;   Reminder Systems;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Hoffman RM, Hunt WC, Gilliland FD, Stephenson RA, Potosky AL
Title: Patient satisfaction with treatment decisions for clinically localized prostate carcinoma. Results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Apr 01
Journal: Cancer 97(7):1653-62
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Carcinoma;   Demography;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Patient Care Planning;   Patient Satisfaction;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Socioeconomic Factors;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Wideroff L, Freedman AN, Olson L, Klabunde CN, Davis W, Srinath KP, Croyle RT, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Physician use of genetic testing for cancer susceptibility: results of a national survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Apr
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12(4):295-303
Topic(s): Prevention
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Physician Survey on Cancer Susceptibility Testing
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Genetic Counseling;   Genetic Predisposition to Disease;   Genetic Testing;   genetics;   Humans;   Male;   Medicine;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians;   Prevalence;   Professional Practice Location;   Questionnaires;   Risk Assessment;   Specialization;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Penson DF, Feng Z, Kuniyuki A, McClerran D, Albertsen PC, Deapen D, Gilliland F, Hoffman R, Stephenson RA, Potosky AL, Stanford JL
Title: General quality of life 2 years following treatment for prostate cancer: what influences outcomes? Results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Mar 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol 21(6):1147-54
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Defecation;   Erectile Dysfunction;   etiology;   Health Status;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   physiopathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   Urination;   Urination Disorders
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Authors: Swan J, Breen N, Coates RJ, Rimer BK, Lee NC
Title: Progress in cancer screening practices in the United States: results from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Mar 15
Journal: Cancer 97(6):1528-40
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Cervical;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   analysis;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   Emigration and Immigration;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Policy;   Humans;   Interviews as Topic;   Male;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Public Health;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   Social Class;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Frame PS, Meadow A, Jones E, Nadel M, Vernon SW
Title: A national survey of primary care physicians' colorectal cancer screening recommendations and practices.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Mar
Journal: Prev Med 36(3):352-62
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice
Keywords: Adult;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confidence Intervals;   diagnosis;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Planning Guidelines;   Humans;   Knowledge;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Family;   Primary Health Care;   Probability;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Risk Assessment;   standards;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Shavers VL, Harlan LC, Winn D, Davis WW
Title: Racial/ethnic patterns of care for cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, sinuses, and salivary glands.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Mar
Journal: Cancer Metastasis Rev 22(1):25-38
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Delivery of Health Care;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Head and Neck Neoplasms;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Incidence;   Laryngeal Neoplasms;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Mouth Neoplasms;   Neoplasm Staging;   Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms;   pathology;   Pharyngeal Neoplasms;   Prognosis;   Salivary Gland Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Harlan LC, Stevens JL
Title: Racial/ethnic variation in clinical presentation, treatment, and survival among breast cancer patients under age 35.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 97(1):134-47
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   African Continental Ancestry Group;   Breast Neoplasms;   Demography;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Incidence;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Prognosis;   SEER Program;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Fahs M, Muennig P, Kontos NJ, Yabroff KR, Lawrence W
Title: The economic cost of community-based interventions to improve breast cancer control among African-American women
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2003
Book Editors:
Book Title: The status of women: facing the facts, forging the future
ISBN: 9781878428646External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Screening;   Health Disparities;   Economics of Cancer
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none

Authors: Wideroff L, Vadaparampil ST, Breen N, Croyle RT, Freedman AN
Title: Awareness of genetic testing for increased cancer risk in the year 2000 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2003
Journal: Community Genet 6(3):147-56
Topic(s): Genetics & Molecular Markers;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Cancer Risk Assessment & Prediction
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Awareness;   diagnosis;   Female;   Genetic Testing;   genetics;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   United States
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Authors: Yabroff KR, Mandelblatt JS
Title: Measuring prevention effectiveness for decision analysis and economic evaluation
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2003
Book Editors: Haddix Anne C, Teutsch Steven M, Corso Phaedra S
Book Title: Prevention effectiveness: a guide to decision analysis and economic evaluation
ISBN: 0195148975External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Economics of Cancer
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none
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Authors: Hiatt RA, Klabunde C, Breen N, Swan J, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Cancer screening practices from National Health Interview Surveys: past, present, and future.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Dec 18
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 94(24):1837-46
Topic(s): Guidance & Policy Research;   Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Cervical;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Attitude to Health;   Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   complications;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Genetic Testing;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Health Status;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   methods;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   prevention & control;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   Sunburn;   trends;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Jones E, Brown ML, Davis WW
Title: Colorectal cancer screening with double-contrast barium enema: a national survey of diagnostic radiologists.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Dec
Journal: AJR Am J Roentgenol 179(6):1419-27
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice
Keywords: administration & dosage;   Adult;   Barium Sulfate;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Contrast Media;   Data Collection;   diagnosis;   diagnostic use;   Enema;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Physicians, Family;   radiography;   Radiology;   Sigmoidoscopy;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Sancho-Garnier H, Taplin S, Thoresen S, Ohuchi N, Ballard-Barbash R, International Breast Cancer Screening Network
Title: Quality assurance in follow-up and initial treatment for screening mammography programs in 22 countries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Dec
Journal: Int J Qual Health Care 14(6):449-61
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Canada;   Europe;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Information Storage and Retrieval;   Israel;   Japan;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   prevention & control;   Program Evaluation;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uruguay
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Authors: Mariotto A, Feuer EJ, Harlan LC, Wun LM, Johnson KA, Abrams J
Title: Trends in use of adjuvant multi-agent chemotherapy and tamoxifen for breast cancer in the United States: 1975-1999.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Nov 06
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 94(21):1626-34
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Databases, Factual;   Documentation;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Retrospective Studies;   Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators;   Tamoxifen;   therapeutic use;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Shankar S, Alberg AJ
Title: Perceived access to health care and its influence on the prevalence of behavioral risks among urban African Americans.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Nov
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 94(11):952-62
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Prevention
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Alcohol Drinking;   Body Mass Index;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Chronic Disease;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Interviews as Topic;   Male;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Physical Examination;   psychology;   Regression Analysis;   Risk-Taking;   Smoking;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Bach PB, Guadagnoli E, Schrag D, Schussler N, Warren JL
Title: Patient demographic and socioeconomic characteristics in the SEER-Medicare database applications and limitations.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-25
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Continental Population Groups;   Demography;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Income;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   Survival Analysis;   United States
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Authors: Baldwin LM, Adamache W, Klabunde CN, Kenward K, Dahlman C, L Warren J
Title: Linking physician characteristics and medicare claims data: issues in data availability, quality, and measurement.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-95
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: American Medical Association;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Registries;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Brown ML, Riley GF, Schussler N, Etzioni R
Title: Estimating health care costs related to cancer treatment from SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-17
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Butler Nattinger A, Schapira MM, Warren JL, Earle CC
Title: Methodological issues in the use of administrative claims data to study surveillance after cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-74
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   epidemiology;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   prevention & control;   Research Design;   SEER Program;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Cooper GS, Virnig B, Klabunde CN, Schussler N, Freeman J, Warren JL
Title: Use of SEER-Medicare data for measuring cancer surgery.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-8
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: epidemiology;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Earle CC, Nattinger AB, Potosky AL, Lang K, Mallick R, Berger M, Warren JL
Title: Identifying cancer relapse using SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-81
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Leukemia
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Algorithms;   epidemiology;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute;   Medical Record Linkage;   pathology;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Recurrence;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Freeman JL, Klabunde CN, Schussler N, Warren JL, Virnig BA, Cooper GS
Title: Measuring breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening with medicare claims data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-42
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicare;   methods;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Warren JL, Legler JM
Title: Assessing comorbidity using claims data: an overview.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-35
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Algorithms;   Comorbidity;   epidemiology;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Legler J, Breen N, Meissner H, Malec D, Coyne C
Title: Predicting patterns of mammography use: a geographic perspective on national needs for intervention research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Health Serv Res 37(4):929-47
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Bayes Theorem;   Data Collection;   ethnology;   Female;   Geography;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Intervention Studies;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Reproducibility of Results;   statistics & numerical data;   Time Factors;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: O'Malley AS, Lawrence W, Liang W, Yabroff R, Lynn J, Kerner J, Mandelblatt J
Title: Feasibility of mobile cancer screening and prevention.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: J Health Care Poor Underserved 13(3):298-319
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   District of Columbia;   economics;   Feasibility Studies;   Florida;   Humans;   Interviews as Topic;   Mammography;   Mobile Health Units;   Multiphasic Screening;   Neoplasms;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   prevention & control;   statistics & numerical data;   Urban Health Services;   utilization
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Authors: Potosky AL, Warren JL, Riedel ER, Klabunde CN, Earle CC, Begg CB
Title: Measuring complications of cancer treatment using the SEER-Medicare data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-8
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Postoperative Complications;   Radiotherapy;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Schrag D, Bach PB, Dahlman C, Warren JL
Title: Identifying and measuring hospital characteristics using the SEER-Medicare data and other claims-based sources.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-103
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   American Hospital Association;   Health Services Research;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Virnig BA, Warren JL, Cooper GS, Klabunde CN, Schussler N, Freeman J
Title: Studying radiation therapy using SEER-Medicare-linked data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-54
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Brachytherapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   radiotherapy;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Harlan LC, Fahey A, Virnig BA, Freeman JL, Klabunde CN, Cooper GS, Knopf KB
Title: Utility of the SEER-Medicare data to identify chemotherapy use.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-61
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   drug therapy;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Klabunde CN, Schrag D, Bach PB, Riley GF
Title: Overview of the SEER-Medicare data: content, research applications, and generalizability to the United States elderly population.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Aug
Journal: Med Care 40(8 Suppl):IV-18
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Epidemiologic Studies;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Male;   Medical Record Linkage;   Medicare;   Neoplasms;   organization & administration;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Field TS, Cadoret CA, Brown ML, Ford M, Greene SM, Hill D, Hornbrook MC, Meenan RT, White MJ, Zapka JM
Title: Surveying physicians: do components of the "Total Design Approach" to optimizing survey response rates apply to physicians?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Jul
Journal: Med Care 40(7):596-605
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Cancer Research Network (CRN)
Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel;   Data Collection;   economics;   Humans;   methods;   Motivation;   Physicians;   Postal Service;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Shavers VL, Shankar S
Title: Trend in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among urban African American hospital employees and public housing residents.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Jul
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 94(7):566-76
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Body Mass Index;   Body Weight;   District of Columbia;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Nutrition Surveys;   Obesity;   Personnel, Hospital;   Prevalence;   Public Housing;   Social Class;   Urban Population
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Authors: Etzioni R, Riley GF, Ramsey SD, Brown M
Title: Measuring costs: administrative claims data, clinical trials, and beyond.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Jun
Journal: Med Care 40(6 Suppl):III63-72
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Cost of Illness
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Clinical Trials as Topic;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Medicare;   methods;   Neoplasms;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Quality-Adjusted Life Years;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Hendrick RE, Klabunde C, Grivegnee A, Pou G, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Technical quality control practices in mammography screening programs in 22 countries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Jun
Journal: Int J Qual Health Care 14(3):219-26
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Accreditation;   Breast Neoplasms;   Data Collection;   Europe;   Female;   Forecasting;   Humans;   International Cooperation;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Population Surveillance;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   Quality Control;   Questionnaires;   Radiation Dosage;   radiography;   standards;   United States;   World Health
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Authors: Potosky AL
Title: Comparing health care systems: the importance and limitations of outcome measures.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 May
Journal: Med Care 40(5):359-61
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Prostate;   Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: California;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Delivery of Health Care;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Mass Screening;   Medicare Part C;   methods;   mortality;   organization & administration;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Quality of Health Care;   Registries;   standards;   Survival Analysis;   therapy
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Authors: Shavers VL, Lynch CF, Burmeister LF
Title: Racial differences in factors that influence the willingness to participate in medical research studies.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 May
Journal: Ann Epidemiol 12(4):248-56
Topic(s): Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Aged;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Cultural Characteristics;   Ethics, Medical;   Female;   Health Behavior;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Patient Participation;   psychology;   Risk Factors
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Authors: Sateren WB, Trimble EL, Abrams J, Brawley O, Breen N, Ford L, McCabe M, Kaplan R, Smith M, Ungerleider R, Christian MC
Title: How sociodemographics, presence of oncology specialists, and hospital cancer programs affect accrual to cancer treatment trials.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Apr 15
Journal: J Clin Oncol 20(8):2109-17
Topic(s): Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Age Distribution;   Aged;   Cancer Care Facilities;   Child;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Ethnic Groups;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   Male;   Medical Oncology;   Middle Aged;   Multivariate Analysis;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Patient Participation;   Patient Selection;   Sex Distribution;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Begg CB, Riedel ER, Bach PB, Kattan MW, Schrag D, Warren JL, Scardino PT
Title: Variations in morbidity after radical prostatectomy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Apr 11
Journal: N Engl J Med 346(15):1138-44
Topic(s): Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   epidemiology;   etiology;   General Surgery;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Male;   manpower;   Medicare;   mortality;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Postoperative Complications;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   United States;   Urinary Incontinence;   Urologic Diseases;   utilization
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Authors: Harlan LC, Abrams J, Warren JL, Clegg L, Stevens J, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Adjuvant therapy for breast cancer: practice patterns of community physicians.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Apr 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 20(7):1809-17
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Aged;   Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Community Health Services;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Risk Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Potosky AL, Reeve BB, Clegg LX, Hoffman RM, Stephenson RA, Albertsen PC, Gilliland FD, Stanford JL
Title: Quality of life following localized prostate cancer treated initially with androgen deprivation therapy or no therapy.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Mar 20
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 94(6):430-7
Topic(s): Health-related Quality of Life;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Androgen Antagonists;   Health Status;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Orchiectomy;   Patient Satisfaction;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Sexual Behavior;   therapeutic use;   therapy
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Authors: Shavers VL, Brown ML
Title: Racial and ethnic disparities in the receipt of cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Mar 06
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 94(5):334-57
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Asian Americans;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Disease-Free Survival;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   Neoplasms;   Oropharyngeal Neoplasms;   pathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Recurrence;   Research Design;   Respiratory Tract Neoplasms;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   therapy;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Kaplan RS, Johnson KA, Lynch CF
Title: Age, sex, and racial differences in the use of standard adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Mar 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 20(5):1192-202
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   therapy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Royak-Schaler R, Klabunde CN, Greene WF, Lannin DR, DeVellis B, Wilson KR, Cheuvront B
Title: Communicating breast cancer risk: patient perceptions of provider discussions.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Mar-Apr
Journal: Medscape Womens Health 7(2):2
Topic(s): Prevention;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Breast Neoplasms;   Communication;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Genetic Predisposition to Disease;   genetics;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Patient Compliance;   Patient Education as Topic;   Perception;   Physician-Patient Relations;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Risk Factors;   Socioeconomic Factors;   utilization
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Authors: Warren JL, Brown ML
Title: Chemotherapy in the elderly.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Feb 21
Journal: N Engl J Med 346(8):622-3
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Age Factors;   Aged;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Colonic Neoplasms;   drug therapy;   Fluorouracil;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   therapeutic use
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Authors: Warren JL, Brown ML, Fay MP, Schussler N, Potosky AL, Riley GF
Title: Costs of treatment for elderly women with early-stage breast cancer in fee-for-service settings.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Jan 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 20(1):307-16
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   economics;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Planning;   Humans;   Mastectomy, Modified Radical;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   Medicare;   surgery;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Legler J, Meissner HI, Coyne C, Breen N, Chollette V, Rimer BK
Title: The effectiveness of interventions to promote mammography among women with historically lower rates of screening.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2002 Jan
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11(1):59-71
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Case-Control Studies;   Confidence Intervals;   Educational Status;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Promotion;   Humans;   Incidence;   Intervention Studies;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Minority Groups;   Poverty;   prevention & control;   Regression Analysis;   Rural Population;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   World Health
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Authors: Breen N
Title: Social discrimination and health: gender, race, and class in the United States
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2002
Book Editors: Sen Gita, George Asha, Ostlin Piroska
Book Title: Engendering international health: the challenge of equity
ISBN: 0262692732External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: none

Authors: Brown ML, Knopf KB, Marcus S, Lipscomb J
Title: Economic analysis and clinical research
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2002
Book Editors: Gallin John I
Book Title: Principles and practice of clinical research
ISBN: 0122740653External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Prevention;   Screening;   Treatment;   Economics of Cancer;   Research Methodology;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none
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Authors: Harlan LC, Potosky A, Gilliland FD, Hoffman R, Albertsen PC, Hamilton AS, Eley JW, Stanford JL, Stephenson RA
Title: Factors associated with initial therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer: prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Dec 19
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 93(24):1864-71
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   blood;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   drug therapy;   Hormones;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   radiotherapy;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Breen N, Wagener DK, Brown ML, Davis WW, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Progress in cancer screening over a decade: results of cancer screening from the 1987, 1992, and 1998 National Health Interview Surveys.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Nov 21
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 93(22):1704-13
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Cervical;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Continental Population Groups;   Data Collection;   Delivery of Health Care;   diagnosis;   Diagnostic Tests, Routine;   Education;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Income;   Male;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Papanicolaou Test;   Regression Analysis;   Sex Factors;   Sigmoidoscopy;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Knopf KB, Warren JL, Feuer EJ, Brown ML
Title: Bowel surveillance patterns after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer in Medicare beneficiaries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Nov
Journal: Gastrointest Endosc 54(5):563-71
Topic(s): Treatment;   Surveillance
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Colectomy;   Colonoscopy;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Continuity of Patient Care;   Delivery of Health Care;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   prevention & control;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Alavanja MC, Field RW, Sinha R, Brus CP, Shavers VL, Fisher EL, Curtain J, Lynch CF
Title: Lung cancer risk and red meat consumption among Iowa women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Oct
Journal: Lung Cancer 34(1):37-46
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Prevention
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Adult;   adverse effects;   Aged;   Body Mass Index;   Case-Control Studies;   Diet;   Dietary Fats;   Educational Status;   epidemiology;   etiology;   Female;   Humans;   Iowa;   Lung Neoplasms;   Meat;   Middle Aged;   Odds Ratio;   Risk Factors;   Smoking;   Vegetables
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Authors: McNeil DE, Brown M, Ching A, DeBaun MR
Title: Screening for Wilms tumor and hepatoblastoma in children with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndromes: a cost-effective model.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Oct
Journal: Med Pediatr Oncol 37(4):349-56
Topic(s): Screening;   Economics of Cancer
Tumor Site(s): Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Age Distribution;   Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome;   Child;   Child, Preschool;   Cohort Studies;   Comorbidity;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Hepatoblastoma;   Humans;   Infant;   Kidney Neoplasms;   Liver Neoplasms;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Registries;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   Sex Distribution;   Survival Analysis;   ultrasonography;   United States;   Wilms Tumor
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Authors: Clegg LX, Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Hankey BF, Hoffman RM, Stanford JL, Hamilton AS
Title: Comparison of self-reported initial treatment with medical records: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Sep 15
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 154(6):582-7
Topic(s): Treatment;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Medical Records;   Mental Recall;   Middle Aged;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Questionnaires;   Radiotherapy;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   Truth Disclosure
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Authors: Potosky AL, Knopf K, Clegg LX, Albertsen PC, Stanford JL, Hamilton AS, Gilliland FD, Eley JW, Stephenson RA, Hoffman RM
Title: Quality-of-life outcomes after primary androgen deprivation therapy: results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Sep 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 19(17):3750-7
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   agonists;   Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   drug therapy;   Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone;   Goserelin;   Humans;   Leuprolide;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Orchiectomy;   Patient Satisfaction;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   Regression Analysis;   Sexuality;   surgery;   therapeutic use
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Authors: Hamilton AS, Stanford JL, Gilliland FD, Albertsen PC, Stephenson RA, Hoffman RM, Eley JW, Harlan LC, Potosky AL
Title: Health outcomes after external-beam radiation therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer: results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 May 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 19(9):2517-26
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   etiology;   Humans;   Intestines;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   radiation effects;   radiotherapy;   Radiotherapy;   Sexual Behavior;   Treatment Outcome;   Urinary Incontinence
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Authors: Etzioni R, Ramsey SD, Berry K, Brown M
Title: The impact of including future medical care costs when estimating the costs attributable to a disease: a colorectal cancer case study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Apr
Journal: Health Econ 10(3):245-56
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Cost of Illness;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost of Illness;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Health Expenditures;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Barlow WE, Taplin SH, Yoshida CK, Buist DS, Seger D, Brown M
Title: Cost comparison of mastectomy versus breast-conserving therapy for early-stage breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Mar 21
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 93(6):447-55
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Breast Neoplasms;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   drug therapy;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Mastectomy, Modified Radical;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   radiotherapy;   Radiotherapy, Adjuvant;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Hoffman RM, Gilliland FD, Eley JW, Harlan LC, Stephenson RA, Stanford JL, Albertson PC, Hamilton AS, Hunt WC, Potosky AL
Title: Racial and ethnic differences in advanced-stage prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Mar 07
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 93(5):388-95
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: African Americans;   Aged;   Analysis of Variance;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Odds Ratio;   pathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Questionnaires;   Risk Factors;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   United States
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Authors: Gilliland FD, Gleason DF, Hunt WC, Stone N, Harlan LC, Key CR
Title: Trends in Gleason score for prostate cancer diagnosed between 1983 and 1993.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Mar
Journal: J Urol 165(3):846-50
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Rapid Response Surveillance Studies
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Prostatic Neoplasms
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Authors: Klabunde C, Bouchard F, Taplin S, Scharpantgen A, Ballard-Barbash R, International Breast Cancer Screening Network (IBSN)
Title: Quality assurance for screening mammography: an international comparison.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Mar
Journal: J Epidemiol Community Health 55(3):204-12
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   International Agencies;   International Cooperation;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   organization & administration;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   radiography;   standards
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Authors: Goldman DP, Schoenbaum ML, Potosky AL, Weeks JC, Berry SH, Escarce JJ, Weidmer BA, Kilgore ML, Wagle N, Adams JL, Figlin RA, Lewis JH, Cohen J, Kaplan R, McCabe M
Title: Measuring the incremental cost of clinical cancer research.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Jan 01
Journal: J Clin Oncol 19(1):105-10
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Clinical Trials;   Policy;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Clinical Trials as Topic;   Clinical Trials, Phase II as Topic;   Clinical Trials, Phase III as Topic;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Planning;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Insurance, Health;   Neoplasms;   Research Design;   Retrospective Studies;   United States
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Authors: Shavers VL, Lynch CF, Burmeister LF
Title: Factors that influence African-Americans' willingness to participate in medical research studies.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Jan 01
Journal: Cancer 91(1 Suppl):233-6
Topic(s): Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Cultural Characteristics;   Ethics, Medical;   Female;   Health Behavior;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Patient Participation;   psychology;   Risk Factors;   Truth Disclosure
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Authors: Brown ML, Lipscomb J, Snyder C
Title: The burden of illness of cancer: economic cost and quality of life.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001
Journal: Annu Rev Public Health 22():91-113
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Cost of Illness
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Cost of Illness;   economics;   epidemiology;   Health Care Costs;   Health Planning;   Humans;   Medical Record Linkage;   mortality;   Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Sancho-Garnier H, Broeders M, Thoresen S, Rodrigues VJ, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Quality assurance for screening mammography data collection systems in 22 countries.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001 Fall
Journal: Int J Technol Assess Health Care 17(4):528-41
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN)
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Community Health Planning;   Confidentiality;   Data Collection;   Database Management Systems;   Developed Countries;   Documentation;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Policy;   Humans;   Mammography;   prevention & control;   Quality Control;   Questionnaires;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization
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Authors: Potosky AL, Feuer EJ, Levin DL
Title: Impact of screening on incidence and mortality of prostate cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2001
Journal: Epidemiol Rev 23(1):181-6
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   blood;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   Mass Screening;   mortality;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   United States
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Authors: Rimer B, Meissner H, Breen N, Legler J, Coyne CA
Title: Social and behavioral interventions to increase breast cancer screening
Type: Book Chapter
Date: 2001
Book Editors: Schneiderman N, Speers MA, Silva JM, Tomes H, Gentry JH
Book Title: Integrating behavioral and social sciences with public health
ISBN: 1557987211External Web Site Policy
Topic(s): Screening;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none

Authors: Schrag D, Cramer LD, Bach PB, Cohen AM, Warren JL, Begg CB
Title: Influence of hospital procedure volume on outcomes following surgery for colon cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Dec 20
Journal: JAMA 284(23):3028-35
Topic(s): Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma;   Aged;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Digestive System Surgical Procedures;   epidemiology;   Female;   Hospital Mortality;   Humans;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);   Regression Analysis;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   standards;   surgery;   Surgery Department, Hospital;   Survival Analysis;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Brown ML, Hankey BF, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Measuring the quality of breast cancer care.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Dec 05
Journal: Ann Intern Med 133(11):920
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Quality of Health Care;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Potosky AL, Legler JM, Warren JL
Title: Development of a comorbidity index using physician claims data.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Dec
Journal: J Clin Epidemiol 53(12):1258-67
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   classification;   Cohort Studies;   Comorbidity;   Diagnosis-Related Groups;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Review;   Insurance, Physician Services;   Male;   Medicare;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Prevalence;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Shavers VL, Lynch CF, Burmeister LF
Title: Knowledge of the Tuskegee study and its impact on the willingness to participate in medical research studies.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Dec
Journal: J Natl Med Assoc 92(12):563-72
Topic(s): Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   African Americans;   Attitude to Health;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Cultural Characteristics;   Ethics, Medical;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Focus Groups;   Humans;   Informed Consent;   Male;   Michigan;   Middle Aged;   Physician-Patient Relations;   psychology;   Questionnaires;   Research;   Retrospective Studies
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Authors: Lane DS, Zapka J, Breen N, Messina CR, Fotheringham DJ
Title: A systems model of clinical preventive care: the case of breast cancer screening among older women. For the NCI Breast Cancer Screening Consortium.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Nov
Journal: Prev Med 31(5):481-93
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Disparities;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Breast Neoplasms;   Family Practice;   Female;   Humans;   Internal Medicine;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Patient Compliance;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   radiography;   Socioeconomic Factors;   utilization
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Authors: Loeve F, Brown ML, Boer R, Habbema JD
Title: Re: improving the cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Oct 18
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 92(20):1691-2
Topic(s): Screening;   Economics of Cancer
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   economics;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   prevention & control;   Sigmoidoscopy;   Time Factors;   United States
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Authors: Potosky AL, Legler J, Albertsen PC, Stanford JL, Gilliland FD, Hamilton AS, Eley JW, Stephenson RA, Harlan LC
Title: Health outcomes after prostatectomy or radiotherapy for prostate cancer: results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Oct 04
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 92(19):1582-92
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Bias (Epidemiology);   Erectile Dysfunction;   etiology;   Fecal Incontinence;   Humans;   Male;   Mental Health;   Middle Aged;   Pain;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   radiotherapy;   Radiotherapy;   Registries;   Risk Factors;   Role;   SEER Program;   surgery;   Time Factors;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   Urinary Incontinence
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Authors: Legler J, Potosky AL, Gilliland FD, Eley JW, Stanford JL
Title: Validation study of retrospective recall of disease-targeted function: results from the prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Aug
Journal: Med Care 38(8):847-57
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Attitude to Health;   complications;   diagnosis;   Humans;   Linear Models;   Male;   Mental Recall;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   physiopathology;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   Reproducibility of Results;   SEER Program
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Authors: Du X, Freeman JL, Warren JL, Nattinger AB, Zhang D, Goodwin JS
Title: Accuracy and completeness of Medicare claims data for surgical treatment of breast cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Jul
Journal: Med Care 38(7):719-27
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Female;   Humans;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Medicare;   Reproducibility of Results;   SEER Program;   surgery;   United States
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Authors: Earle CC, Venditti LN, Neumann PJ, Gelber RD, Weinstein MC, Potosky AL, Weeks JC
Title: Who gets chemotherapy for metastatic lung cancer?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 May
Journal: Chest 117(5):1239-46
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities;   Palliative & End-of-life Care
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Chemotherapy, Adjuvant;   Cohort Studies;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Patient Selection;   Prejudice;   Retrospective Studies;   Survival Rate;   United States
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Authors: Loeve F, Brown ML, Boer R, van Ballegooijen M, van Oortmarssen GJ, Habbema JD
Title: Endoscopic colorectal cancer screening: a cost-saving analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Apr 05
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 92(7):557-63
Topic(s): Screening;   Economics of Cancer
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adenoma;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Carcinoma;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Cost-Benefit Analysis;   diagnosis;   economics;   Expert Systems;   Female;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Middle Aged;   Models, Statistical;   mortality;   Population Surveillance;   prevention & control;   Sigmoidoscopy;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Albertsen PC, Hanley JA, Harlan LC, Gilliland FD, Hamilton A, Liff JM, Stanford JL, Stephenson RA
Title: The positive yield of imaging studies in the evaluation of men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: a population based analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Apr
Journal: J Urol 163(4):1138-43
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   blood;   diagnosis;   Humans;   Magnetic Resonance Imaging;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Prospective Studies;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   radionuclide imaging;   Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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Authors: Ramsey SD, Andersen MR, Etzioni R, Moinpour C, Peacock S, Potosky A, Urban N
Title: Quality of life in survivors of colorectal carcinoma.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Mar 15
Journal: Cancer 88(6):1294-303
Topic(s): Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living;   Aged;   Carcinoma;   Chi-Square Distribution;   Cohort Studies;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Emotions;   Female;   Follow-Up Studies;   Health Status;   Humans;   Income;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Neoplasm Staging;   Pain;   physiology;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Quality-Adjusted Life Years;   Rectal Neoplasms;   Retrospective Studies;   SEER Program;   Social Adjustment;   Social Class;   Survival Rate;   Survivors;   Treatment Outcome;   Walking
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Title: Human papillomavirus testing for triage of women with cytologic evidence of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions: baseline data from a randomized trial. The Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance/Low-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions Triage Study (ALTS) Group.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Mar 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 92(5):397-402
Topic(s): Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Cervical
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Cervix Uteri;   Contraceptives, Oral;   DNA, Viral;   Epithelial Cells;   Female;   Humans;   isolation & purification;   Papanicolaou Test;   Papillomaviridae;   pathology;   Polymerase Chain Reaction;   Questionnaires;   Risk Factors;   Sexual Behavior;   Triage;   United States;   Vaginal Smears;   virology
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Authors: Stanford JL, Feng Z, Hamilton AS, Gilliland FD, Stephenson RA, Eley JW, Albertsen PC, Harlan LC, Potosky AL
Title: Urinary and sexual function after radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Jan 19
Journal: JAMA 283(3):354-60
Topic(s): Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   adverse effects;   Aged;   Data Collection;   epidemiology;   Erectile Dysfunction;   etiology;   Follow-Up Studies;   Humans;   Longitudinal Studies;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Regression Analysis;   Sex;   surgery;   Urinary Incontinence;   Urinary Tract
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Authors: Phillips KA, Fernyak S, Potosky AL, Schauffler HH, Egorin M
Title: Use of preventive services by managed care enrollees: an updated perspective.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 2000 Jan-Feb
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood) 19(1):102-16
Topic(s): Prevention;   Screening;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Female;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Male;   Managed Care Programs;   organization & administration;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Preventive Health Services;   Quality of Health Care;   Research Design;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Brown ML, Riley GF, Potosky AL, Etzioni RD
Title: Obtaining long-term disease specific costs of care: application to Medicare enrollees diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Dec
Journal: Med Care 37(12):1249-59
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Age Distribution;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Case-Control Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Databases, Factual;   diagnosis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Incidence;   Insurance Claim Reporting;   Long-Term Care;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Registries;   SEER Program;   Sex Distribution;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Springer BC, Butler B, White MS, Atkins J
Title: Factors influencing enrollment in clinical trials for cancer treatment.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Dec
Journal: South Med J 92(12):1189-93
Topic(s): Policy;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Aged;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   economics;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   Logistic Models;   Middle Aged;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Patient Selection;   Research Support as Topic;   Risk Factors;   Southeastern United States;   standards;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Zambrana RE, Breen N, Fox SA, Gutierrez-Mohamed ML
Title: Use of cancer screening practices by Hispanic women: analyses by subgroup.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Dec
Journal: Prev Med 29(6 Pt 1):466-77
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Cervical;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Acculturation;   Adult;   Cuba;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Health Services Accessibility;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Mexico;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Odds Ratio;   Papanicolaou Test;   prevention & control;   psychology;   Puerto Rico;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Potosky AL, Warren JL
Title: Radical prostatectomy: does higher volume lead to better quality?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Nov 17
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(22):1906-7
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Clinical Competence;   Hospitals;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   standards;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Stanford JL, Gilliland FD, Hamilton AS, Albertsen PC, Eley JW, Liff JM, Deapen D, Stephenson RA, Legler J, Ferrans CE, Talcott JA, Litwin MS
Title: Prostate cancer practice patterns and quality of life: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Oct 20
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(20):1719-24
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Factors;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Questionnaires;   Research Design;   SEER Program;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Merrill RM, Feuer EJ, Warren JL, Schussler N, Stephenson RA
Title: Role of transurethral resection of the prostate in population-based prostate cancer incidence rates.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Oct 15
Journal: Am J Epidemiol 150(8):848-60
Topic(s): Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   analysis;   Biopsy, Needle;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Incidence;   Least-Squares Analysis;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Transurethral Resection of Prostate;   United States
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Authors: Bach PB, Cramer LD, Warren JL, Begg CB
Title: Racial differences in the treatment of early-stage lung cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Oct 14
Journal: N Engl J Med 341(16):1198-205
Topic(s): Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Lung
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung;   Comorbidity;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Lung;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Patient Selection;   Pneumonectomy;   SEER Program;   Social Class;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Survival Rate;   United States
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Authors: Gilliland FD, Hoffman RM, Hamilton A, Albertsen P, Eley JW, Harlan L, Stanford JL, Hunt WC, Potosky A, Stephenson RA
Title: Predicting extracapsular extension of prostate cancer in men treated with radical prostatectomy: results from the population based prostate cancer outcomes study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Oct
Journal: J Urol 162(4):1341-5
Topic(s): Treatment;   Screening;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS)
Keywords: Aged;   blood;   epidemiology;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Invasiveness;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Predictive Value of Tests;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   surgery
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Authors: Hewitt M, Breen N, Devesa S
Title: Cancer prevalence and survivorship issues: analyses of the 1992 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Sep 01
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(17):1480-6
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Surveillance;   Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adult;   Age Distribution;   Aged;   Employment;   epidemiology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Humans;   Insurance, Health;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   Odds Ratio;   Prevalence;   Sex Distribution;   Survivors;   United States
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Authors: Legler JM, Ries LA, Smith MA, Warren JL, Heineman EF, Kaplan RS, Linet MS
Title: Cancer surveillance series [corrected]: brain and other central nervous system cancers: recent trends in incidence and mortality.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Aug 18
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(16):1382-90
Topic(s): Outcomes (All)
Tumor Site(s): Brain & Other Nervous System
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Age Distribution;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Biopsy, Needle;   Brain Neoplasms;   Central Nervous System Neoplasms;   Child;   Child, Preschool;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Infant;   Magnetic Resonance Imaging;   Male;   methods;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   Mortality;   Stereotaxic Techniques;   Survival Rate;   Tomography, X-Ray Computed;   trends
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Authors: Swan Judith, Breen Nancy
Title: Social Inequalities and Cancer
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Jun 16
Journal: JNCI Journal of the National Cancer Institute 91(12):1073-1074
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none
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Authors: Merrill RM, Brown ML, Potosky AL, Riley G, Taplin SH, Barlow W, Fireman BH
Title: Survival and treatment for colorectal cancer Medicare patients in two group/staff health maintenance organizations and the fee-for-service setting.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Jun
Journal: Med Care Res Rev 56(2):177-96
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Cohort Studies;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Data Interpretation, Statistical;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Group Practice, Prepaid;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Health Services Research;   Humans;   Insurance Selection Bias;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Quality of Health Care;   San Francisco;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States;   Washington
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Authors: Potosky AL, Merrill RM, Riley GF, Taplin SH, Barlow W, Fireman BH, Lubitz JD
Title: Prostate cancer treatment and ten-year survival among group/staff HMO and fee-for-service Medicare patients.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Jun
Journal: Health Serv Res 34(2):525-46
Topic(s): Treatment;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Health Care Systems
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   California;   Cohort Studies;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Medicare;   mortality;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Proportional Hazards Models;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Quality of Health Care;   Risk;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome;   United States;   Washington
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Authors: Brown ML
Title: Cancer patient care in clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute: what does it cost?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 May 19
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 91(10):818-9
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Clinical Trials;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Cancer Care Facilities;   Clinical Trials as Topic;   Confounding Factors (Epidemiology);   economics;   Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Research Design;   Research Support as Topic;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Chow WH, Devesa SS, Warren JL, Fraumeni JF Jr
Title: Rising incidence of renal cell cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 May 05
Journal: JAMA 281(17):1628-31
Topic(s): Prevention;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Renal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   African Americans;   Age Distribution;   Aged;   Carcinoma, Renal Cell;   Child;   Child, Preschool;   epidemiology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Infant;   Kidney Neoplasms;   Kidney Pelvis;   Male;   Middle Aged;   SEER Program;   Sex Distribution;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   United States
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Authors: Warren JL, Feuer E, Potosky AL, Riley GF, Lynch CF
Title: Use of Medicare hospital and physician data to assess breast cancer incidence.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 May
Journal: Med Care 37(5):445-56
Topic(s): Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   epidemiology;   False Positive Reactions;   Female;   Humans;   Incidence;   Inpatients;   Logistic Models;   Medicare Part A;   Medicare Part B;   Registries;   ROC Curve;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Makuc DM, Breen N, Freid V
Title: Low income, race, and the use of mammography.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Apr
Journal: Health Serv Res 34(1 Pt 2):229-39
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: African Americans;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Humans;   Income;   Insurance Coverage;   Logistic Models;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.);   Odds Ratio;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Poverty;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Riley GF, Potosky AL, Klabunde CN, Warren JL, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Stage at diagnosis and treatment patterns among older women with breast cancer: an HMO and fee-for-service comparison.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Feb 24
Journal: JAMA 281(8):720-6
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Treatment;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   diagnosis;   economics;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Logistic Models;   Medicare;   Neoplasm Staging;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Baker LC, Brown ML
Title: Managed care, consolidation among health care providers, and health care: evidence from mammography.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Summer
Journal: Rand J Econ 30(2):351-74
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Health Care Systems;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   Commerce;   Delivery of Health Care;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Mammography;   Managed Care Programs;   Marketing of Health Services;   Middle Aged;   organization & administration;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   statistics & numerical data;   United States
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Authors: Breen N, Wesley MN, Merrill RM, Johnson K
Title: The relationship of socio-economic status and access to minimum expected therapy among female breast cancer patients in the National Cancer Institute Black-White Cancer Survival Study.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999 Winter
Journal: Ethn Dis 9(1):111-25
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Adult;   African Americans;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   economics;   Educational Status;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Georgia;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   Income;   Louisiana;   Middle Aged;   mortality;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasm Staging;   Odds Ratio;   pathology;   Questionnaires;   San Francisco;   Social Class;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Brown ML, Knopf KB
Title: Is colorectal cancer screening really cost-effective?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1999
Journal: Prim Care Cancer 19(6):15-21
Topic(s): Screening;   Economics of Cancer
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: none

Authors: Meadows AT, Varricchio C, Crosson K, Harlan L, McCormick P, Nealon E, Smith M, Ungerleider R
Title: Research issues in cancer survivorship: report of a workshop sponsored by the Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Dec
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7(12):1145-51
Topic(s): Survivorship
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Humans;   Neoplasms;   Quality of Life;   Survivors
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Authors: Legler JM, Feuer EJ, Potosky AL, Merrill RM, Kramer BS
Title: The role of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing patterns in the recent prostate cancer incidence decline in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Oct
Journal: Cancer Causes Control 9(5):519-27
Topic(s): Research Methodology;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Continental Ancestry Group;   Age Distribution;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   blood;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Humans;   Incidence;   Male;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Risk Factors;   SEER Program;   Sensitivity and Specificity;   statistics & numerical data;   Survival Rate;   United States
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Authors: Meissner HI, Breen N, Coyne C, Legler JM, Green DT, Edwards BK
Title: Breast and cervical cancer screening interventions: an assessment of the literature.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Oct
Journal: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7(10):951-61
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Data Interpretation, Statistical;   diagnosis;   Female;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   methods;   Needs Assessment;   Reproducibility of Results;   Research Design;   standards;   United States;   Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
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Authors: Richards C, Klabunde C, O'Malley M
Title: Physicians' recommendations for colon cancer screening in women. Too much of a good thing?
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Oct
Journal: Am J Prev Med 15(3):246-9
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Colorectal
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Colorectal Cancer Screening Practice
Keywords: Adult;   Colonic Neoplasms;   Colonoscopy;   diagnosis;   Female;   Guideline Adherence;   Humans;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Occult Blood;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   Sigmoidoscopy;   United States
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Authors: Klabunde CN, Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Kramer BS
Title: Trends and black/white differences in treatment for nonmetastatic prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Sep
Journal: Med Care 36(9):1337-48
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: African Americans;   African Continental Ancestry Group;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Cohort Studies;   Combined Modality Therapy;   Cross-Cultural Comparison;   ethnology;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Humans;   Male;   Neoplasm Staging;   pathology;   Physician's Practice Patterns;   Prognosis;   Prostatectomy;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Radiotherapy;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   trends;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Warren JL, Riley GF, Potosky AL, Klabunde CN, Richter E, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Trends and outcomes of outpatient mastectomy in elderly women.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Jun 03
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 90(11):833-40
Topic(s): Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: adverse effects;   Aged;   Ambulatory Surgical Procedures;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cost Control;   economics;   epidemiology;   Female;   Gastrointestinal Diseases;   Hematoma;   Hospitalization;   Humans;   Length of Stay;   Logistic Models;   Mastectomy;   Medicare;   Pneumonia;   Postoperative Complications;   Pulmonary Embolism;   Recurrence;   Retrospective Studies;   Risk;   statistics & numerical data;   surgery;   Surgical Wound Infection;   Treatment Outcome;   trends;   United States
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Authors: Fintor L, Brown M, Fischer R, Suleiman O, Garlinghouse C, Camburn J, Frazier E, Houn F
Title: The impact of mammography quality improvement legislation in Michigan: implications for the National Mammography Quality Standards Act.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Apr
Journal: Am J Public Health 88(4):667-71
Topic(s): Screening;   Policy
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Female;   Health Services Accessibility;   Humans;   legislation & jurisprudence;   Mammography;   Michigan;   Middle Aged;   Patient Acceptance of Health Care;   Quality Assurance, Health Care;   Radiographic Image Enhancement;   standards;   statistics & numerical data;   trends;   utilization
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Authors: Phillips KA, Kerlikowske K, Baker LC, Chang SW, Brown ML
Title: Factors associated with women's adherence to mammography screening guidelines.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Apr
Journal: Health Serv Res 33(1):29-53
Topic(s): Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   Female;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   Mammography;   Middle Aged;   Patient Compliance;   Physician-Patient Relations;   Practice Guidelines as Topic;   prevention & control;   psychology;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Potosky AL, Breen N, Graubard BI, Parsons PE
Title: The association between health care coverage and the use of cancer screening tests. Results from the 1992 National Health Interview Survey.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Mar
Journal: Med Care 36(3):257-70
Topic(s): Health Care Systems;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Cross-Sectional Studies;   economics;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Logistic Models;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Medicaid;   Medicare;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasms;   prevention & control;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Albertsen PC, Nease RF Jr, Potosky AL
Title: Assessment of patient preferences among men with prostate cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Jan
Journal: J Urol 159(1):158-63
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Outcomes (All);   Patient-reported Outcomes;   Research Methodology;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Feasibility Studies;   Humans;   Male;   Middle Aged;   Outcome Assessment (Health Care);   Patient Satisfaction;   Pilot Projects;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   psychology;   Quality of Life;   Reproducibility of Results;   Risk Assessment;   therapy
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Title: Integrating economic analysis into cancer clinical trials: the National Cancer Institute-American Society of Clinical Oncology Economics Workbook.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 1-28
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Research Methodology
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Clinical Trials as Topic;   Costs and Cost Analysis;   economics;   Economics, Medical;   Health Care Costs;   Humans;   Medical Oncology;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Neoplasms;   Societies, Medical;   statistics & numerical data;   therapy;   United States
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Authors: Hoffman-Goetz L, Breen NL, Meissner H
Title: The impact of social class on the use of cancer screening within three racial/ethnic groups in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998 Winter
Journal: Ethn Dis 8(1):43-51
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Preventive & Screening Services;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Cervical;   Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Cancer Control Supplement (CCS)
Keywords: African Americans;   Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   Colorectal Neoplasms;   Confidence Intervals;   Educational Status;   European Continental Ancestry Group;   Female;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Male;   Mammography;   Mass Screening;   Middle Aged;   Population Surveillance;   prevention & control;   Sigmoidoscopy;   Social Class;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data;   United States;   Uterine Neoplasms;   utilization;   Vaginal Smears
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Authors: Kerner JF, Breen N, Tefft MC, Silsby J
Title: Tobacco use among multi-ethnic Latino populations.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1998
Journal: Ethn Dis 8(2):167-83
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Monitoring Risk Factors;   Tobacco;   Tobacco - Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS)
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Colombia;   Cultural Diversity;   Dominican Republic;   Ecuador;   epidemiology;   ethnology;   Female;   Health Surveys;   Hispanic Americans;   Humans;   Language;   Male;   Middle Aged;   New York City;   Puerto Rico;   Smoking;   Smoking Cessation;   Telephone
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Authors: Potosky AL, Merrill RM, Riley GF, Taplin SH, Barlow W, Fireman BH, Ballard-Barbash R
Title: Breast cancer survival and treatment in health maintenance organization and fee-for-service settings.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Nov 19
Journal: J Natl Cancer Inst 89(22):1683-91
Topic(s): Health Behaviors & Survivorship;   Health Care Systems;   Outcomes (All);   Clinical Outcomes;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC);   SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Breast Neoplasms;   California;   epidemiology;   Fee-for-Service Plans;   Female;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Humans;   Mastectomy, Segmental;   mortality;   Odds Ratio;   Oregon;   radiotherapy;   Risk;   surgery;   Survival Analysis;   therapy;   Treatment Outcome
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Authors: Deleyiannis FW, Weymuller EA Jr, Garcia I, Potosky AL
Title: Geographic variation in the utilization of esophagoscopy and bronchoscopy in head and neck cancer.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Nov
Journal: Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 123(11):1203-10
Topic(s): Treatment;   Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): Head and Neck;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): SEER-Medicare Linked Database
Keywords: Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Bronchoscopy;   Carcinoma, Squamous Cell;   Cohort Studies;   Comorbidity;   diagnosis;   epidemiology;   Esophageal Neoplasms;   Esophagoscopy;   Female;   Head and Neck Neoplasms;   Humans;   Lung Neoplasms;   Male;   Neoplasms, Multiple Primary;   Proportional Hazards Models;   SEER Program;   Socioeconomic Factors;   statistics & numerical data
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Authors: Muñoz KA, Harlan LC, Trimble EL
Title: Patterns of care for women with ovarian cancer in the United States.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Nov
Journal: J Clin Oncol 15(11):3408-15
Topic(s): Health Disparities;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Ovary
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Patterns of Care Studies/Quality of Care Studies
Keywords: Adolescent;   Adult;   Aged;   Aged, 80 and over;   Antineoplastic Agents;   Carboplatin;   Carcinoma;   Cisplatin;   Combined Modality Therapy;   drug therapy;   Female;   Humans;   Middle Aged;   Neoplasm Staging;   Ovarian Neoplasms;   pathology;   SEER Program;   surgery;   therapeutic use;   United States
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Authors: Breen N, Feuer EJ, Depuy S, Zapka J
Title: The effect of Medicare reimbursement for screening mammography on utilization and payment. National Cancer Institute Breast Cancer Screening Consortium.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Sep-Oct
Journal: Public Health Rep 112(5):423-32
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Policy;   Screening
Tumor Site(s): Breast
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC)
Keywords: Aged;   Data Collection;   economics;   Female;   Health Education;   Humans;   Income;   Insurance, Health, Reimbursement;   Intervention Studies;   Mammography;   Medicare;   United States;   utilization
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Authors: Heck KE, Wagener DK, Schatzkin A, Devesa SS, Breen N
Title: Socioeconomic status and breast cancer mortality, 1989 through 1993: an analysis of education data from death certificates.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Jul
Journal: Am J Public Health 87(7):1218-22
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Breast Neoplasms;   Death Certificates;   Educational Status;   epidemiology;   Female;   Humans;   mortality;   Socioeconomic Factors;   United States
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Authors: Shavers-Hornaday VL, Lynch CF, Burmeister LF, Torner JC
Title: Why are African Americans under-represented in medical research studies? Impediments to participation.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Mar-Jun
Journal: Ethn Health 2(1-2):31-45
Topic(s): Health Disparities
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: African Americans;   Attitude of Health Personnel;   Attitude to Health;   Ethics, Medical;   ethnology;   Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;   Humans;   National Institutes of Health (U.S.);   Patient Selection;   Prejudice;   psychology;   Research;   Research Personnel;   Research Subjects;   Research Support as Topic;   Trust;   United States
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Authors: Brown M, Feuer E
Title: Diagnosis of advanced or noncurable prostate cancer can be practically eliminated by prostate-specific antigen.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Feb
Journal: Urology 49(2):306-7
Topic(s): Screening
Tumor Site(s): Prostate
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: blood;   diagnosis;   Humans;   Male;   Mass Screening;   Prostate-Specific Antigen;   Prostatic Neoplasms
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Authors: Fireman BH, Quesenberry CP, Somkin CP, Jacobson AS, Baer D, West D, Potosky AL, Brown ML
Title: Cost of care for cancer in a health maintenance organization.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997 Summer
Journal: Health Care Financ Rev 18(4):51-76
Topic(s): Economics of Cancer;   Economics of Cancer - Health Care Costs;   Treatment
Tumor Site(s): Breast;   Colorectal;   Ovary;   Lung;   Prostate;   Other
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Ambulatory Care;   California;   classification;   Cost of Illness;   Demography;   economics;   Health Care Costs;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Hospitalization;   Humans;   Medical Audit;   Neoplasms;   San Francisco;   SEER Program;   statistics & numerical data;   utilization
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Authors: Freiman MP, Breen N
Title: The use of home care by cancer patients: a multivariate analysis.
Type: Journal Article
Date: 1997
Journal: Home Health Care Serv Q 16(1-2):3-19
Topic(s): none
Tumor Site(s): All sites or no specific site
Data Source/Project/Initiative(s): none
Keywords: Aged;   economics;   Female;   Health Care Surveys;   Health Expenditures;   Health Maintenance Organizations;   Home Care Services;   Humans;   Insurance Coverage;   Male;